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Erik Buchanan

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in Cold Lake, Alberta, Canada

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That's right, folks. It's time for one of my favourite Toronto-based Conventions. Ad Astra!

If you don't know about Ad Astra, click here. Then register. Then show up and hang out, because they're great people!

This year I am very excited because the amazing Hayden Trenholm has written a play and I get to be in a perfromed reading of it! Yay! And I get to see a whole bunch of my favourite people!... Read more of this blog post »
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"This is an action-packed read with believable and relatable characters who are trying to cope with the emotional trauma following the events of the second book in the series, Cold Magics, as they get caught up in a power struggle between the Crown..." Read more of this review »
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This was an amazing story. A brilliant character study and a deep glimpse into the mind of a profoundly intelligent, profoundly damaged woman. I cannot recommend it enough.
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"I much enjoyed the previous two works in Buchanan's series; 'Small Magics' and 'Cold Magics'. This book took longer to come out, but I think the extra time was well worth it. True Magics is superior to it's predecessors and demonstrates a growing..." Read more of this review »
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Erik Buchanan Just listened to "Cue Ball." That is a great story.

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Erik Buchanan Sounds like fun. How does one subscribe to your podcast - receive an alert when a new one happens? I don't listen to many podcasts (limited time) so I don't know these things.

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Dan Absalonson Hi new Goodreads friend! I love hitting the "Compare Books" button with people on Goodreads. It looks like we share some tastes in books, with The Hobbit and Neil Gaiman anyway :) Thanks for following my book reviews. I thought you might be interested in my new podcast where I read my book reviews. A new one drops every Tuesday at

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Erik Buchanan You are welcome! The more, the merrier :-).

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Terry Drake Thank you for befriending me!

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