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A Shadow in Summer by Daniel Abraham
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The Writing Life by Annie Dillard
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"I don't want to spoil it for you if you do end up reading it. The writing is very good, but the characters themselves are ... well. Let's just say the...more "
A Rising Thunder by David Weber
" I think David Weber has reached the breaking point. "A Rising Thunder" is continuing a trend that I find distasteful -- the stretching of a multi-book storyline to a point where the reader no longer cares. In my opinion this book should have been... " Read more of this review »
A Rising Thunder by David Weber
" 13 books into the series and I'm done. The first several books are not too bad, if you can see beyond the main character who is the best there is at everything. At least the first few books have a somewhat tight character focus. The last several b... " Read more of this review »
A Rising Thunder by David Weber
" Book number 13 in the Honor Harrington series and substantially shorter than the most recent volumes. Unfortunately, not much happens in this book, and much of that action that does take place, happens off camera with the reader only hearing about... " Read more of this review »
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A Rising Thunder by David Weber
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I think I've finally reached my David Weber "People sit around talking and talking and talking until the part where stuff goes boom" limit. Nothing happens in this book that couldn't have happened in a tenth of the pages with a hundredth of the endle...more
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The Alloy of Law by Brandon Sanderson
The Alloy of Law (Mistborn, #4)
by Brandon Sanderson (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2012
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Another thoroughly enjoyable addition to the Mistborn series! This one is more "Steampunk Sherlock Holmes" in the tradition of the Robert Downey Jr. movies with the old familiar magical elements, told in Sanderson's usual excellent voice.

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Jeff Hebert is reading Exiled: I actually put this down several times from lack of interest. It's not BAD, but the world seems poorly conceived, the plot somewhat forced, and the characters hastily sketched. I wouldn't recommend this to a serious fantasy fan, and won't be continuing with the series.
Exiled
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