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Ooh! I finally found the hero!; or, a book review of CLOCKWORK PRINCE (Infernal Devices #2), by Cassandra Clare

I loved CLOCKWORK ANGEL. Or, at least, I remember loving it. Regardless, when I picked it up last year (admittedly, because of its awesome steampunky cover/back copy), I liked it enough that I went ahead and read the rest of … Continue reading

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All Hail the Self-Rescuing Princess; or, a book review of Afterlight, by Elle Jasper

Well, folks, I finally read a romance novel. Warning: contains spoilers and righteous feminist rage. So this book… totally happened. It was, you know, fine. I thought I’d give it a run, and it’s technically my first romance (even though … Continue reading

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Book reviews: Rob Thurman’s CHIMERA and BASILISK

Let’s talk about science fiction versus fantasy. Let’s talk about Michael Crichton and Dean Koontz and Robin Cook. Let’s talk about guns, pipe bombs, and Dexter references. Let’s talk about thrillers. CHIMERA came out last year – about this time … Continue reading

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Book review: Glen Duncan’s THE LAST WEREWOLF

Okay. Well. This book… totally happened. As has been covered, I really dig abrasively written unnecessarily tragic love stories (WRACK, LOLITA, etc.; CALEB’S CROSSING could have been sexier). This one had all of those things in spades. The story is … Continue reading

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Book review: Kevin Hearne’s HOUNDED (Iron Druid Chronicles #1)

Big publishers are great, aren’t they? They have access (read: money) to do all sorts of things you couldn’t do on your own, and that small publishers couldn’t either. For instance, Ballantine/Del Rey (Random House) can do things like shell … Continue reading

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