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El hombre marcado (La saga de los demonios, #1)
I learned a lot from this book, because I wrote it myself. My rating may be somewhat biased as a result.
Dec 2006
Feb 18, 2009
Prince of Thorns (The Broken Empire, #1)
I kept seeing good things and/or controversy about Prince of Thorns everywhere I looked, and everyone loves controversy. I decided to take the arc alo ...more
Sep 09, 2011
Aug 24, 2011
Emperor of Thorns (The Broken Empire, #3)
You may be wondering why/how I am reviewing a book that is not due to be published for several months. The answer is I couldn't wait, in more ways tha ...more
Mar 28, 2013
Mar 28, 2013
The Wise Man's Fear (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #2)
Not sure about the other reviewers, but I have actually read this book.

It is really friggin' good, and I don't say that lightly.

I will write a more de
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Dec 01, 2010
King of Thorns (The Broken Empire, #2)
With my reading time becoming increasingly precious, only the very best authors make it to my reading pile at all, and of those, I went with Lawrence ...more
Dec 30, 2012
Oct 04, 2012
The Magicians (The Magicians, #1)
When I first heard of The Magicians, I was immediately intrigued. Not by the marketing blurb, but by the fact that it was written by Lev Grossman, the ...more
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Dec 01, 2010
Ready Player One
I don't know how this book would read to everyone, but if you grew up in (or lived through) the 80's, it is absolutely made of win. Buy it now.
Dec 05, 2011
Nov 18, 2011
Best Served Cold
Joe Abercrombie is my new nemesis. His books are too damn good.
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Jul 18, 2010
Fortress Frontier (Shadow Ops, #2)
I am very fortunate to be one if Myke Cole's beta-readers, and had the privilege of reading Fortress Frontier long before its Feb. 2013 release. I can ...more
Mar 2012
Jun 25, 2012
Promise of Blood (The Powder Mage, #1)
Disclosure: Brian is a fellow SF author who I have met personally a few of times, but this review can be taken as honest word. I do not endorse books ...more
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Nov 12, 2013
Control Point (Shadow Ops, #1)
I have been one of Myke Cole's alpha readers for many years, and think this is by far his best work. Control Point has an original premise: what if ma ...more
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Aug 24, 2011
Heartless (Parasol Protectorate, #4)
This was the first of the Parasol Protectorate books I read in paper; the others were all audio, where I loved the narration by Emily Gray. Reading it ...more
Sep 17, 2011
Aug 24, 2011
Wheel-Mouse vs All The Crazy Robots
I had the pleasure last week of telling this lovely young author in person how much I loved her book. She was properly humble, then disappeared in a d ...more
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Mar 07, 2013
Perfect Shadow (Night Angel, #0.5)
Nothing beats snacking on delicious Blintses.
Apr 02, 2012
Dec 05, 2011
Last Argument of Kings (The First Law #3)
There is good reason why Joe Abercrombie is in the forefront of modern fantasy writers. Any criticisms I could offer are insignificant things compared ...more
May 02, 2010
Mar 26, 2010
Breach Zone (Shadow Ops, #3)
FYI: Myke Cole is a personal friend of mine, as well as a fellow professional author, but nevertheless, this review is honest word. Myke is one of the ...more
Apr 12, 2013
Jul 31, 2013
Throne of the Crescent Moon (The Crescent Moon Kingdoms, #1)
Ahmed has created a fascinating new fantasy setting with a rich feeling of its own history, but with enough parallels to our own world to make it easy ...more
Apr 25, 2012
Apr 02, 2012
Old Man's War (Old Man's War, #1)
I usually prefer fantasy to science fiction, but I really liked this book a lot. There were a few sections where the action slowed down briefly for an ...more
May 31, 2010
May 04, 2010
The Shadow Rising (Wheel of Time, #4)
This is one of the greatest books I have ever read.
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Feb 18, 2009
Shōgun (Asian Saga, #3)
This book changed my own writing forever.
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Feb 18, 2009
Peter & Max: A Fables Novel
I love Bill Willingham's Fables comics, and was really looking forward to this first novel set in the Fables universe. It did not disappoint. I listen ...more
Oct 2011
Sep 29, 2011
The Thing Beneath the Bed (The Adventures of the Princess and Mr. Whiffle #1)
This long-awaited gem showed up in the mail today, much to my delight. Read it once in about five minutes, laughing out loud several times. Then read ...more
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Jul 19, 2010
Lord of Chaos (Wheel of Time, #6)
This book has an incredibly strong ending. Jordan at the top of his game.
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Feb 18, 2009
Towers of Midnight (Wheel of Time #13)
Not as good as The Gathering Storm, but still a solid read. Brandon Sanderson does an excellent job of tying up the hundreds of loose threads left dan ...more
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Dec 01, 2010
Soulless (Parasol Protectorate, #1)
I have all the books in this series in paperback (my wife enjoys them), but I listened to this in audiobook format from Recorded Books. The narrator w ...more
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Dec 01, 2010
Crucible of Gold (Temeraire, #7)
As always, Novik takes her rich loveable cast to a new continent, introducing a new culture in her dragon-oriented alternate history. The book is a li ...more
May 2012
Jun 25, 2012
Tongues of Serpents (Temeraire, #6)
This was an enjoyable read. Novik's writing style remains strong and her characters lovable. Readers looking to spend time with old friends, enjoying ...more
Jul 18, 2010
Mar 26, 2010
Dominion (The Coldfire Trilogy, #0.5)
A powerful untold tale of Gerald Tarrant from Friedman's Coldfire trilogy. Serves well as an amuse bouche for new readers before diving into Friedman' ...more
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Nov 12, 2013
The Gathering Storm (Wheel of Time, #12)
I admit to being skeptical that anyone could pick up where Jordan left off, but I think Brandon did an amazing job and Mr. Jordan's spirit is likely w ...more
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Feb 06, 2010
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter, #2)
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Jun 22, 2008
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