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Lines You Don’t Forget: The Traitor Baru Cormorant

Sometimes books have lines you don’t ever forgot, even if you never finish the book. I haven’t finished The Traitor Baru Cormorant by Seth Dickinson. But I read this line days and days ago and I find myself thinking of it at odd moments. “You. None of these men have husbands. They hate husbands.” She… Continue reading Lines You Don’t Forget: The Traitor Baru Cormorant

fantasy · General · reading · science fiction

Best Reads of 2015

My favorite (new) reads of 2015 are as follows, in no particular order. I didn’t read that much this year – I didn’t have time. But it was still hard to whittle it down to a manageable least. I read a lot of AMAZING books this year. I usually pick just five, but it is… Continue reading Best Reads of 2015

General · reading · science fiction

Have I read this book before?

This is a question I find myself asking this week.  I’m reading the first Kris Longknife book: Mutineer by Mike Shepherd. I know I’ve read other Kris Longknife books before. I’m pretty sure I’ve read this first one, too. It’s just that I don’t actually remember the events in this book. There was a rescue… Continue reading Have I read this book before?

General · reading · Teaser Tuesdays

Teaser Tuesday: Ancillary Mercy

Teaser Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of A Daily Rhythm. Anyone can play along! Just do the following: • Grab your current read • Open to a random page • Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away!… Continue reading Teaser Tuesday: Ancillary Mercy

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Eve Dallas is mellowing?

I finished the new Eve Dallas, Devoted in Death, a few weeks ago and I’ve been thinking: Eve Dallas is a lot mellower in this book. She still kicks ass and takes names, but in a less aggressive way. Before, she threatened robots and parked right in different of buildings instead of finding a proper… Continue reading Eve Dallas is mellowing?