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Empire Ascendant

Sweet fucking Hell. What a book. I imagine you’d like more of a review than that.  Fine. Empire Ascendant is the second book in Kameron Hurley’s Worldbreaker Saga.  It continues … Continue reading

October 10, 2015 · 2 Comments

The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage

Ada Lovelace was born in the early 1800’s, daughter of Lord Byron.  Convinced that she was possessed of the dangerous and erratic Byron genes, her mother Anne Noel set Ada … Continue reading

October 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Rebirths of Tao

***WARNING: THIS REVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERS FOR PREVIOUS BOOKS IN THE SERIES*** If you’re late picking up this series by the inestimable Wesley Chu, the review of the first book can … Continue reading

August 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Devil’s Only Friend

John Wayne Cleaver has been through a lot in his young life.  He has trouble adjusting to life in high school.  He finds it hard to talk to girls.  And … Continue reading

July 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Three Parts Dead

Read fantasy, or any genre really, long enough and any reader who is looking fairly closely can begin to see the component parts of each story.  If you’ve been at … Continue reading

July 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Ink and Bone

“You have ink in your blood boy, and no help for it.” According to the mythology, the Great Library of Alexandria was burned to the ground, lost along with it … Continue reading

July 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

The End of All Things

John Scalzi is a terrific son of a bitch.  He writes this great sci-fi/space opera/military/political thriller, makes it really engaging, populates it with really cool people (Human and Alien alike) … Continue reading

July 10, 2015 · Leave a comment