Category Archives: New Releases

Book Review: Sword of Michael by Wynne (2.5 Stars)

The Sword of Michael by Marcus Wynne 2 to 2.5 out of 5 stars Publisher’s Synopsis: Marius Winter doesn’t walk the road of the shaman-warrior alone. He has powerful allies in the Other Realms and in ordinary reality. His spirit … Continue reading

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Book Review: Tarkin by Luceno (3 Stars)

Tarkin by James Luceno 3 out of 5 stars Read in October 2014 Releases November 4, 2014 Publisher’s Synopsis: Bestselling Star Wars veteran James Luceno gives Grand Moff Tarkin the Star Wars: Darth Plagueis treatment, bringing a legendary character from … Continue reading

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Book Review: Abyss Beyond Dreams by Hamilton (3.5 stars)

The Abyss Beyond Dreams A Novel of the Commonwealth by Peter F. Hamilton 3.5 out of 5 stars Publisher’s Synopsis: The wait is over. Bestselling science fiction master Peter F. Hamilton is back with the first of a new two-book … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: Ancillary Sword by Ann Leckie | SF Signal

http://www.sfsignal.com/archives/2014/10/book-review-ancillary-sword-by-ann-leckie/ Another review of Ancillary Sword and it is a bit more in depth than the previous one I reblogged earlier today. Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. Ciao, Jon

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Mini-review: Ancillary Sword by Ann Leckie

Originally posted on Far Beyond Reality:
Ann Leckie’s stunning debut novel Ancillary Justice (my review) deservedly swept the major awards this year. To say that expectations for the sequel were high is an understatement, but, happily, Ancillary Sword meets those…

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Book Review: The Chaplain’s War by Torgersen (4.5 Stars)

The Chaplain’s War by Brad Torgersen 4-4.5 out of 5 stars Release Date: 10/7/2014 I previously read parts of this as a short story and as novella (one of which was nominated for a Hugo last year and got my … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Call to Duty by Weber and Zahn (4 Stars)

A Call to Duty by David Weber and Timothy Zahn 3.5 to 4 out of 5 stars A new series in the Honorverse, slated to be released next week.  We find ourselves back before Manticore knew it had a major … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Godzilla (2014) – 3.5 stars

Godzilla (2014) 3.5 out of 5 stars Watched opening weekend (May 17, 2014) My husband and I watched Godzilla on opening weekend at our favorite local movie theater, taking advantage of their VIP seating.  One recent change to their pricing … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Highly Unlikely Scenario by Cantor (3 Stars)

A Highly Unlikely Scenario or, a Neetsa Pizza Employee’s Guide to Saving the World by Rachel Cantor 3 out of 5 stars Read in February 2014 Suggested reading for the Kansas City Public Library Adult Winter Reading Program “Stop Me If … Continue reading

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eBook Review: Three Princes by Wheeler (2.5 Stars)

Three Princes by Ramona Wheeler 2.5 to 3 stars out of 5 Read in January/February 2014 In the beginning, there were only Two Princes – Oken and Mabruke, apprentice/journeyman and master spies of the Egyptian Empire, an empire that never … Continue reading

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