Category Archives: New Releases

Year 51 Day 1

Yep. It’ my birthday. I have a busy weekend planned and took Monday off to recover. *** Today (Friday) I’m off over lunch to my First Friday book club at the Westport Branch of the Kansas City Public Library.  This … Continue reading

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Book Review: Clash of Eagles by Smale (3.5 stars)

Clash of Eagles by Alan Smale 3.5 to 4 stars Good but not great. As other reviewer(s) have noted, this ends up being a one-man show almost exclusively – Marcellinus, the Praetor of the XXXIII Legion, marching west across the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Judy by Lewis (3.5 stars)

Judy: A Dog in a Million by Damien Lewis 3.5 to 4 stars out of 5 stars Read in late November 2014 Publisher’s Synopsis: British bestselling author Damien Lewis is an award-winning journalist who has spent twenty years reporting from … Continue reading

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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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