Monthly Archives: July 2017

Project Pandora by Aden Polydoros

We’ve seen this theme before so it is all in the writing whether the story succeeds or fails. With Project Pandora, the technique is fine and the story flows smoothly. But it is also a book of unrelenting grimness and … Continue reading

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Alexander Hamilton, The Graphic Novel by Jonathan Hennessey, Justin Greenwood

While I love both history books and graphic novels, I also want a purpose when putting the two together. How will the images help the text – and how will the text fill in the blanks between the images? With … Continue reading

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Vanguard by Ann Aguiire

With Vanguard, Aguirre takes a very different approach on the story but also wraps up the entire series nicely. Those interested on how Deuce and Fade fared will be pleased but we’re also given conclusion to several other minor characters. … Continue reading

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Etched in Bone by Anne Bishop

Despite my somewhat lower rating, I absolutely love this series and I wouldn’t have Bishop change a thing. With each book, we have a major arc (Simon and Meg/Meg’s history) as well as minor arcs (always involving bad humans). Where … Continue reading

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A Peace Divided by Tanya Huff

Huff’s Valor/Peacekeeper series continues to be one of my all time favorite reads. Ironic, considering I was lukewarm on the first book. But as the series has progressed, she has really caught her stride and I absolutely love all the … Continue reading

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The Secret History of Us by Jessi Kirby

The Secret History of Us is a beautifully written slow burn story whose well-trod plot trope is lightened by excellent storytelling. This isn’t a crazy melodrama with twists and turns; rather, it’s a story of coming to know one’s self … Continue reading

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The Dire Earth Duology by James Hough

Escape Velocity (and this duology) will appeal to those who enjoyed all three books of the Dire Earth series. It has many of the same elements: exploration, the unknown, luck, humans being their own worst enemy, plenty of action, multiple … Continue reading

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