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Book Review: Six Wakes, by Mur Lafferty

Six Wakes By: Mur Lafferty Published: January 31, 2017 by Orbit Page Count: 364 pages; paperback The Rundown: “A space adventure set on a lone ship where the clones of a murdered crew must find their murderer—before they kill again.  It was not common to awaken in a cloning vat streaked with drying blood.  At…… Continue reading Book Review: Six Wakes, by Mur Lafferty

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Book Review: Culdesac (War With No Name #1.5), by Robert Repino

Culdesac (War With No Name #1.5) By: Robert Repino Published: November 15, 2016 by Soho Press Pages: 128; paperback The Rundown: “The war with no name rages on, setting the world on fire.  Humanity faces extinction at the hands of the Colony, a race of intelligent ants seeking to overthrow the humans and establish a…… Continue reading Book Review: Culdesac (War With No Name #1.5), by Robert Repino

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Book Review: Home (Binti #2), by Nnedi Okorafor

Home (Binti #2) By: Nnedi Okorafor Published: January 31, 2017 by Tor.com Page Count: 164, paperback The Rundown: “It’s been a year since Binti and Okwu enrolled at Oomza University.  A year since Binti was declared a hero for uniting two warring planets.  A year since she left her family to pursue her dream.  And…… Continue reading Book Review: Home (Binti #2), by Nnedi Okorafor

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Book Review: X’s for Eyes, by Laird Barron

X’s for Eyes By: Laird Barron Published: December 11, 2015 Page Count: 98, paperback The Rundown: “Brothers Macbeth and Drederick Tooms should have it made as fair-haired scions of an impossibly rich and powerful family of industrialists.  Alas, life is complicated in mid-1950s USA when you’re child heirs to the throne of Sword Enterprises, a…… Continue reading Book Review: X’s for Eyes, by Laird Barron

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Book Review: Gilded Cage (Dark Gifts #1), by Vic James

Gilded Cage (Dark Gifts #1) By: Vic James Published: February 14, 2017 The Rundown: “In modern-day Britain, magic users control everything: wealth, politics, power—and you.  If you’re not one of the ultimate one-percenters—the magical elite—you owe them ten years of service.  Do those years when you’re old, and you’ll never get through them.  Do them…… Continue reading Book Review: Gilded Cage (Dark Gifts #1), by Vic James

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Book Review: Winter Tide (The Innsmouth Legacy #1), by Ruthanna Emrys

Winter Tide (The Innsmouth Legacy #1) By: Ruthanna Emrys Published: April 4, 2017 The Rundown: “After attacking Devil’s Reef in 1928, the U.S. Government rounded up the people of Innsmouth and took them to the desert, far from their ocean, their Deep One ancestors, and their sleeping god Cthulhu.  Only Aphra and Caleb Marsh survived…… Continue reading Book Review: Winter Tide (The Innsmouth Legacy #1), by Ruthanna Emrys

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Book Review: Death’s End (Remembrance of Earth’s Past #3), by Cixin Liu

Death’s End (Remembrance of Earth’s Past #3) By: Cixin Liu Translated by: Ken Liu Published: September 20, 2016 (first published 2010) The Rundown: “Half a century after the Doomsday Battle, the uneasy balance of Dark Forest Deterrence keeps the Trisolaran invaders at bay.  Earth enjoys unprecedented prosperity due to the infusion of Trisolaran knowledge.  With…… Continue reading Book Review: Death’s End (Remembrance of Earth’s Past #3), by Cixin Liu