Tag Archives: young adult

Coming Soon! March 2012

March 2012 has several books that I am interested in, but these are the two that have most caught my attention. Vodník in particular is one I want to read! Vodník Bryce Moore Urban fantasy, young adult March 28, 2012 Tu … Continue reading

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An aside – Wraith, by Angel Lawson

I have a friend (Angel Lawson) who has published her first novel, Wraith, which is available for the Kindle over at Amazon. Paperback options are forthcoming. I’m ridiculously excited for her and want to support her in this. Continue reading

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Review: Saucerers and Gondoliers by Dominic Green

It felt more like a series of encounters than a thoughtful story, though. This thing happens. And then this! And clever humor at the expense of the Americans and Soviets and generally not bright adults! So I wouldn’t pick this up if you are looking for thinky thoughts. It is entertaining, though. Just not deep. Continue reading

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Review: Soul Thief by Jana Oliver

Soul Thief Janna Oliver Urban fantasy August 2011 St. Martin’s Griffin ISBN: 978-0-312-61479-9 324 pages format: paperback accquired: purchased This review has been cross-posted to SpaceGypsies.com The blurb, from Powell’s: Riley Blackthorne is beginning to learn that there are worse … Continue reading

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Review: The Demon Trapper’s Daughter by Jana Oliver

The Demon Trapper’s Daughter Jana Oliver Urban fantasy February 2011 St. Martin’s Griffin ISBN: 978-0-312-61478-2 340 pages format: trade paperback acquired: purchased quick note: this review has been cross-posted over at SpaceGypsies! The Blurb, from Goodreads: Demon Trapper Riley Blackthorne … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: September releases that I’d like to get my hands on

Wolf Mark  Joseph Bruchac paranormal/YA September 2011 Lee and Low/Tu Books ISBN: 9781600606618 392 pages This isn’t my usual flavor of paranormal, but it looks so interesting, and different to my eyes, that I’d really like to read this. Apparently the … Continue reading

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Review: The Shadow Speaker by Nnedi Okorafor-Mbachu

Let me start off the review by saying that I loved this novel. I think everyone should read it. It’s a fun, imaginative story with a lead character, Ejii, who I found easy to sympathise and identify with. Continue reading

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Review: Triskellion 2: The Burning by Will Peterson

This was a fun read, and one I’d feel comfortable recommending to my niece and friend’s middle grades readers, though I’d caution them that there are character deaths and sideways mentions of torture. Continue reading

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Nebula Award Nominations

If you are interested in such things, the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America has announced the nominees for the 2010 Nebula Awards. On the awards page there are some links to the shorter fiction and/or to the publication in which they appear. Go check it out. Continue reading

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Reading Meme – Day Twenty-six

Day Twenty-six – OMG WTF? plot I’m fairly certain this doesn’t require explanation, but I spent three quarters of the story alternately facepalming and resisting the urge to hurl the stupid thing at the wall. I wish I could un-read it … Continue reading

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