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Book Review: Mortal Engines by Philip Reeve

Mortal Engines by Philip Reeve A friend introduced me to this book and its opening line: It was a dark, blustery afternoon in spring, and the city of London was chasing a small mining town across the dried-out bed of the old North Sea. I loved the concept of this book – mobile cities hunting […]

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Book Review: Naamah’s Kiss by Jacqueline Carey

Naamah’s Kiss by Jacqueline Carey I’ve read the original Kushiel Trilogy three times, but haven’t been able to finish the last book in the series involving Imriel de la Courcel. I’ve had Namaah’s Kiss sitting beside my bed for well over a year and finally decided to pick it up and was instantly swept back […]

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Book Review: Mind of My Mind by Octavia E. Butler

Mind of My Mind by Octavia E. Butler This was a surprisingly short read, which I picked up as part of the Seed to Harvest series, but have read before Wild Seed. I’m not sure what I ultimately expected, but what was there was a bit of a let down. There were many themes and […]

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Book Review: Wayward Son by Tom Pollack

Everything changes early one morning when Dr. Amanda James gets a call from an old college flame and fellow archaeologist, beseeching her to travel to Italy to help solve the puzzle of a mysterious set of bronze doors at a new dig site. Much to her surprise and bemusement, Amanda also receives an offer of […]

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Book Review: Kraken by China MiĆ©ville

Kraken follows Bill Harrow, a researcher and scientist at the Museum of Natual History in London. An expert on mollusks, Billy was responsible for the preservation efforts of the museum’s most popular exhibits — the giant squid, affectionately nicknamed “Archie”. One day out of the blue, the gargantuan specimen goes missing, and Billy finds himself […]

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