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The Stone Sky – N. K. Jemisin

Here we are again. Only this year, I was actually looking forward to this, because at least I know it’ll be basically competent, just a bit uninspiring. God the Nebulas are dire this year. And then the front cover/title on … Continue reading

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The Obelisk Gate – N. K. Jemisin

Shockingly, I didn’t go into this one with high expectations. Sure its prequel, The Fifth Season, won the Hugo last year, but I was not exactly its heartiest supporter. In brief, I thought the writing itself was competent and an … Continue reading

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The Fifth Season – N. K. Jemisin

And so, hard on the heels of… a not particularly favourable post, I return to Jemisin for Hugo-related chatterings. I’ll get straight to the point with this one: it’s better than┬áThe Hundred Thousand Kingdoms – and it is noticeably, definitely … Continue reading

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The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms – N. K. Jemisin

It’s rare that I read a book I would consider actually bad. Not trash – I read trash all the time – since that often knows exactly what it is, and is very very good at being trash. There can … Continue reading

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