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Review: The Incrementalists by Steven Brust and Skyler White

The Incrementalists by Steven Brust and Skyler White (2013): 9780765334220 (Tor Books). “It’s the little things that get you when you weren’t paying attention…” Jim’s Big Ego, “Stress”. The Incrementalists are members of an ancient secret society that seeks to … Continue reading

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On Choices: Politics and Fiction

I’ve been thinking a lot about politics and fiction (especially speculative fiction) lately. For one thing, I often think about political issues. While I’m generally pretty mild-mannered and usually avoid political conversations, I do think about the issues. They matter to … Continue reading

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Review: The Blade Itself by Joe Abercrombie

The First Law: The Blade Itself by Joe Abercrombie (9781591025948): Pyr (2007) The Blade Itself follows the fortunes of several unsavory characters as they make their way to the city of Adua, all while war with the northern barbarians looms over … Continue reading

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Review: Cold Days by Jim Butcher

Cold Days (The Dresden Files #14) by Jim Butcher (2012) : 9780451464408 (Penguin Group) Harry Dresden is back in action, now with a new role to play in the ever-growing supernatural community of Jim Butcher’s The Dresden Files. Note: If … Continue reading

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Review: Mistborn by Brandon Sanderson

Mistborn : The Final Empire (Mistborn #1) by Brandon Sanderson (2007): 9780765350381 (Tor) Ash falls like rain from the darkened skies above the Final Empire. Lowborn skaa toil in the fields and in the cities while the nobility enact petty … Continue reading

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