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Nod – Adrian Barnes

A brief digression from the Hugos for one of the two books recently lent to me by friends. The other – The Book of Joan by Lidia Yuknavitch – I have somewhat bounced off. It wasn’t bad enough to be worth angry … Continue reading

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Six Wakes – Mur Lafferty

God damnit. I’d heard this one was GOOD. But NO. It was only LIES and TEMPTATION and BETRAYAL. Cruelly building up my hopes, only to dash them with the inevitability of shitness. In hindsight, the praise I’d heard of this … Continue reading

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Children of Time – Adrian Tchaikovsky (reread)

I wouldn’t have reread this again so soon (less than two years) but it’s another book club reread, so here we go. I’m not objecting – it was a good book – but it was only just long enough ago … Continue reading

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The Sparrow – Mary Doria Russell (reread)

Shockingly, I still like this book. I’m not going to discuss the  book as itself much, as I’ve already done that here. My views are roughly the same, more or less. Maybe some amount less fuss about what I’m supposed … Continue reading

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Spoonbenders – Daryl Gregory

And back to the Nebulas. I wasn’t super enthralled by the premise of this one either, I have to say. It just didn’t really grab me… and partly because it felt so fundamentally and unassailably American. I probably wouldn’t Get … Continue reading

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Autonomous – Annalee Newitz

And so, the Nebulas begin! Shame the first one I read was terrible. I mean, I was kind of expecting it? I decided to start with the ones I didn’t expect to be keen on this year (to avoid last year’s … Continue reading

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Star Trek Discovery (Spoilers)

Yes, I know, it’s not a book. But I’ve (finally) finished watching it and I have Thoughts. These Thoughts will contain spoilers.  But tbh I am already late to the party on this, so if you care and you’re still … Continue reading

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