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Just an avid reader. Mostly SF/Fantasy, some hobbies, paranormal, urban fantasy and lighter, fluffier things.

 

Currently reading

A Dance of Blades
David Dalglish
Progress: 10 %
For Love of Mother-Not (Pip and Flinx Adventure Series #1)
Alan Dean Foster
Nevertheless, She Persisted: A Book View Café Anthology
P.G. Nagle, Sara Stamey, Gillian Polack, Mindy Klasky, Jennifer Stevenson, Dave Smeds, Vonda N. McIntyre, Judith Tarr
Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder
Caroline Fraser
Terminal Alliance (Janitors of the Post-Apocalypse)
Jim C. Hines

Favorite Book Quotes


"Never interrupt your enemy while he is making a mistake"— Lois McMaster Bujold

 

 

 

 

 

 

Review of "Empire of Ivory" (Temeraire, #4) by Naomi Novik

Empire of Ivory - Naomi Novik

Wow.

 

Oh, wow.

 

I did not see any of this coming.

 

Well, in hindsight, foundations were laid where nothing was out of character for the storyline, worldbuilding or characters.

 

But, wow!

 

I don't know how to even write a review of this one without spoilers.  I've been enjoying the books in this series; this one really blew me away.  

 

Unequivocal ★★★★★ with the next in series (Victory of Eagles ) to be read as soon as the book hangover from this fades and I read something else as a breather.