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Jacen Aster Generally by writing something else for a day or two, this is actually where many of the short stories on JacenAster.com come from. If it's so bad I…moreGenerally by writing something else for a day or two, this is actually where many of the short stories on JacenAster.com come from. If it's so bad I can't write at all, I read or have a movie marathon. Usually books or movies that are old friends, and evoke for me the sorts of feeling I'm trying to write into my own work. (less)
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So, I haven’t done a book review in half of forever, huh? That isn’t because I haven’t been reading…rather it’s because of what I’ve been reading. I’ve been too burned out to tackle a serious sci-fi or fantasy piece, so I’ve been indulging heavily in one of my half-secret guilty pleasures. Specifically, Japanese light novels. I specify the Japanese bit because light novels are also common in mu...

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The Chronicles of Henry Harper by Jacen Aster
"Henry Harper is first and foremost an engineer – as well an adventurer and an unintentional story-teller. From humanity’s first fast-then-light drive, he’s been aboard the ships and behind the scenes (and the floor panels) at any number of the mos..." Read more of this review »
The Chronicles of Henry Harper by Jacen Aster
"Didn't think that the life story of an engineer would ever be this great of a read. The book is funny and clever and surprising. And no matter how many princes and princesses this engineer has rescued, the only thing that makes him indefinitely ha..." Read more of this review »
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The Mutineers by Eryn Vyctorya Mills
The Mutineers
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So, I selected this single indie work out of the writhing morass of such novels primarily on the strength of its premise. That it had apparently been nominated for an award didn’t hurt, but wasn’t really all that meaningful to me personally. No, it w ...more
" Super-slow beginnings are a major failure on the author's part. I've yet to ever hear an editor, agent, or publisher that didn't browbeat, cajole or t ...more "
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I'm an author and undead thing who lives somewhere hot. I read a little of everything, from Dune to A Brief History of Knowledge an
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" Alright! In the event anyone actually reads these, I'm looking for a few reviewers to gift kindle copies of the book to. Three of the four book blogs ...more "
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