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The Fallen Kingdom by Elizabeth May

This is the end of a trilogy and I have not read the prior two books, but as a sign of the skillful writing, what I didn’t know could be drawn from context or what is spoken by the characters. … Continue reading

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Claim and Protect by Rhenna Morgan

There’s this shiny ideal of the white knight who is perfect and kind and all the things that make the rescuer untainted by real life. The Haven Brotherhood (both series and characters) are none of that. They are rough-talking, hard-living, … Continue reading

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Eagle and Empire by Alan Smale

Once again, I have been captivated not just with the cultural elements new to me but the rocky coming together of different people. The misunderstandings, both deliberate and not, and the respect given when lies or manipulations are found out, … Continue reading

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The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin

This is not a story in the traditional sense. It’s an immense undertaking of building a world so complex it needs to be fed to the reader in pieces through the eyes of those with a perspective the reader can … Continue reading

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The Alcatraz Coup by Patricia Loofbourrow

This novella is the prequel to the Red Dog Conspiracy and lives up to the noir feel of those books. It’s a story for the current fans in many ways, and so gives a sense of what happened to bring … Continue reading

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