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Reading Yellow Blue Tibia

I meant to read one of the other Nebula Award nominees next, but when Yellow Blue Tibia arrived in the mail, it proved too tempting to resist. First of all, the cover is inundated with Soviet iconography. I love Soviet … Continue reading

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China for the Trifecta

Well. China for the trifecta of awards that I’m reviewing the nominees of. Since he’s the only candidate nominated for the BFSA, Nebula AND Hugo award, he’s really the only guy with a shot. I personally hope he pulls it … Continue reading

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Reading Lavinia

When I think of the phrase “transcends the genre,” one of the first people my mind goes to is Ursula K. LeGuin. I don’t mean that I think she’s better than straight genre writers. In fact, I like the genre; … Continue reading

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Reading The City and The City

I have finished China Mieville’s latest book, the BFSA Award nominated “The City and The City” and I loved it. The book is a tight narrative – mystery novel really – but taking place in perhaps the most challenging environment … Continue reading

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China

I have an abusive relationship with China Mieville. He batters me. He overwrites to a tremendous degree, knocking me over with a clenched fist full of two dollar words. After I’m finished looking those up, he kicks me in the … Continue reading

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Musketeers Down

I have completed the Three Musketeers. I highly recommend it to anyone interested in reading something actually interesting. This has kept me from doing some of the reviews I’d discussed a while back. This will change. I know most of … Continue reading

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Johnny and Emmie-Lou

I started my reading of the BFSA Award nominees in the short story section. I chose to begin with Johnny and Emmie-Lou Get Married by Kim Lakin-Smith. It’s a quick read, so you might want to give it a perusal … Continue reading

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