Daily Archives: March 29, 2013

Book Review: The Gathering Storm by Jordan and Sanderson (4 stars)

The Gathering Storm by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson 4 out of 5 stars Read in November 2009 Re-Read in March 2013 While I’ve read, and liked, nearly everything published (non-YA) by Sanderson, I started reading The Gathering Storm with … Continue reading

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Book Review: Tigana by Kay (5 stars)

Tigana by Guy Gavriel Kay 5 out of 5 stars Read in August 2008 A parent’s grief at the death of their child can be a terrible thing. When that parent is the world’s most powerful wizard, and his beloved … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Blade Itself by Abercrombie (4 stars)

The Blade Itself by Joe Abercrombie 4 out of 5 stars Read in March 2009 The first three hundred pages of this book were riveting. Most of the rest were entertaining and exciting but ultimately the ending disappointed somewhat – … Continue reading

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Book Review: Mistborn: The Final Empire by Brandon Sanderson (5 stars)

Mistborn: The Final Empire by Brandon Sanderson 5 out of 5 stars Read in July 2008 Mistborn: The Final Empire by Brandon Sanderson, a novel of epic fantasy relating the struggle for freedom of an oppressed class of people, known … Continue reading

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On Amazon Acquiring GoodReads

Updates October 25, 2013:  Great article in Salon from a couple of days ago on How Amazon and GoodReads Could Lose Their Best Readers. September 20, 2013: Amazon has started deleting reviews for other members and also deleting shelves, without … Continue reading

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