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A blog about fantasy and science-fiction books, new and old, popular and obscure. Stay a while and listen...

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The Books of Skyrim
Nate Ellis, Matt Daniels, William Shen, Alan Nanes, Shane Liesegang, Jon Paul Duvall, Brian Chapin
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September
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Nate Ellis, Matt Daniels, William Shen, Alan Nanes, Shane Liesegang, Jon Paul Duvall, Brian Chapin
January 2017
09
reviewed: Typical Calvino, but not his best...
3.5 / 5 A typical Calvino book, characterized by his excellent descriptive style and unique eye for all those cultural and be...
Οι δύσκολοι έρωτες -  Ανταίος Χρυσοστομίδης, Italo Calvino
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November 2014
27
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January 2014
29
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November 2013
03
reviewed:
4,5 / 5The Reapers Are The Angels, by Alden Bell, is a book about Temple, a young girl who is forced to travel through an pos...
The Reapers Are the Angels - Alden Bell
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October 2013
30
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3 / 5The Player of Games , by Iain M. Banks, is a book about a very well-known and successful Culture player called Gurgeh an...
The Player of Games  - Iain M. Banks
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October 2013
29
reviewed: Where Virtue Lives (included in Engraved on the Eye Anthology)
This is a free short prequel story set in the Crescent Moon Kingdoms setting where Ahmed's novel Throne of the Crescent Moo...
Where Virtue Lives (included in Engraved on the Eye Anthology) - Saladin Ahmed
reviewed: Fast Zombies Suck
This was a very short story about a guy and his obsession about anything zombie related. I don't think it was anything specia...
Fast Zombies Suck - Brian Keene
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finished reading:
October 2013
16
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4 / 5As always, I will avoid going into describing the synopsis of the book, you can read that up there ^. Instead, I will go...
Emperor of Thorns  - Mark  Lawrence
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September 2013
12
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Gormenghast by Mervyn Peake is a unique book. It is an incomparable masterpiece by one of the most amazing and interesting au...
Gormenghast  - Quentin Crisp, Mervyn Peake
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September 2013
05
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I love Lucky Luke's comics and I have read most of them (if not all of them). This one was one of the weakest though and I ra...
Jesse James - Morris, René Goscinny
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August 2013
23
finished reading:
August 2013
08
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3.5 / 5As always, I will avoid going into describing the synopsis of the book, you can read that up there ^. Though, as is us...
Pyramids - Terry Pratchett
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July 2013
21
reviewed: Dragonkin: A Tor.Com Original
This was an interesting short story that can be read for free at tor.com, here: http://www.tor.com/stories/2013/07/dragonkin....
Dragonkin: A Tor.Com Original - Lavie Tidhar
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July 2013
13
reviewed: The Penitent Damned (The Shadow Campaigns #0)
This short story can be found and read for free at:http://io9.com/the-coolest-fantasy-story-youll-read-this-week-514117561Gre...
The Penitent Damned (The Shadow Campaigns #0) - Django Wexler
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July 2013
09
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Chaos, madness, insanity. These are words that feel apt to describe this second book of the [b:Viriconium|304217|Viriconium|M...
A storm of wings: Being the second volume of the "Viriconium" sequence, in which Benedict Paucemanly returns from his long frozen dream in the far ... of the locust (Doubleday science fiction) - M. John Harrison
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June 2013
24
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As always, I will avoid going into describing the synopsis of the book, you can read that up there ^. Instead, I will go stra...
Last Argument of Kings  - Joe Abercrombie
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May 2013
20
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Say one thing about Joe Abercrombie, say he writes amazing characters!I'm sure some of you might cringe when you read the abo...
Before They Are Hanged  - Joe Abercrombie
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