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Review: The Sleeper and the Spindle by Neil Gaiman & Chris Riddell

I’ve been going crazy for three whole days. Neil Gaiman and Chris Riddell’s most recent collaboration, The Sleeper and the Spindle, came out on Tuesday and I wouldn’t have the money for it until today, Friday—a day when I’ll be … Continue reading

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Review: Uprooted by Naomi Novik

Full disclosure: I’ve only read one of Naomi Novik’s Temeraire series and while I thought the premise of them was interesting, at the same time it wasn’t what was really calling to me at that point in my life. (They … Continue reading

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Review: The Voyage of the Basilisk by Marie Brennan

What is is about vacation that apparently makes me want to read historical fantasy? Whatever it is has lead me to blaze through all four volumes of Mary Robinettte Kowal’s Glamourist series while I was in England, Scotland, and Ireland … Continue reading

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Review: The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black

Holly Black’s Tithe came out when I was in high school at a time when I was pretty much done with YA books. Not because I’d “grown out” of them—that anyone could grow out of any sort of book is … Continue reading

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Review: Clariel by Garth Nix

In my post on the YA genre I mentioned two of my favorite YA books of all time, Sabriel and Lirael by Garth Nix. I found Sabriel in what must have been freshman year of high school, and Lirael must … Continue reading

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Review: Ascension by A.S. Fenichel

I’m generally looking for a particular sort of book when I browse through Net Galley’s Science Fiction/Fantasy offerings, and it’s not usually this. I’m a reader of romance novels in a guilty pleasure sort of capacity: the writing is generally … Continue reading

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Review: City of Stairs by Robert Jackson Bennett

It took me a long time to get into Robert Jackson Bennett’s City of Stairs. I picked it up from Net Galley as an e-ARC and then put it down again in favor of… well, honestly I can’t even remember … Continue reading

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Review: The House of the Four Winds by Mercedes Lackey & James Mallory

Years ago, in my freshman year of high school, I was in the school library reading a book when it suddenly dawned on me that someone had paid that author to write that book. In a very real way it … Continue reading

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