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Linda voted for Lock In as Best Science Fiction in the Semifinal Round of the 2014 Goodreads Choice Awards.
Lock In by John Scalzi
The Slow Regard of Silent Things by Patrick Rothfuss
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Steles of the Sky by Elizabeth Bear
Steles of the Sky (Eternal Sky, #3)
by Elizabeth Bear (Goodreads Author)
read in April, 2014
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I read all three of the Eternal Sky books (Range of Ghosts (March 2012, Tor Books) Shattered Pillars (2013, Tor Books) and Steles of the Sky) fairly close together.

I read the first two in March, then I had to wait a month for the third one. It is th
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Shattered Pillars by Elizabeth Bear
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Shattered Pillars by Elizabeth Bear
Shattered Pillars (Eternal Sky, #2)
by Elizabeth Bear (Goodreads Author)
read in March, 2014
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I would give this 4-1/2 stars if I could, as I think it is better in most ways than Range of Ghosts, but not quite as good as Steles of the Sky.

As middle books in a trilogy go, this is a fine example of how to do it right. The plot advances well, the
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Range of Ghosts by Elizabeth Bear
Range of Ghosts (Eternal Sky, #1)
by Elizabeth Bear (Goodreads Author)
read in March, 2014
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My problem with most fantasy series is that they get bogged down in detail. Even if I enjoy the first book, I seem to get tired of following first one character and then another through a multitude of events that don't seem to advance the plot.

That w
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Standing Dark by Amy  Wood
Standing Dark (The Right Hand Man)
by Amy Wood (Goodreads Author)
read in February, 2014
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Sequal to Demons Run

A nightmare assassin is stalking the streets of Saldominia, city of sorcery, and only one man stands in its way.

Dare is in serious trouble. When he broke into Lord Bareli’s mansion, it was only to steal from hi
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Demons Run by Amy  Wood
Demons Run
by Amy Wood (Goodreads Author)
read in September, 2013
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A nobleman and a thief join forces to reclaim justice in a city of power and secrets.

When Lord Aiden buys Dare out of prison, the thief finds himself indebted to a member of the ruling class he has hated all his life. To redeem th
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Demons Run by Amy  Wood
"This is an excellent first novel. I like all of the characters involved and am very curious to find out what happens next.

Highly recommended."
Doors of Stone by Patrick Rothfuss
"While it's nice to see folks out there giving this book five stars, and in some cases even reviewing it, I'll admit that I'm kinda puzzled.

After thinking it over for a while, I've realized there's only one explanation for this:

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