Archives: March2009
  • Review of Blood Bound

    Blood Boundby Patricia Briggs304pp (Paperback)My Rating: 8/10Amazon Rating: 4.5/5LibraryThing Rating: 4.24/5Goodreads Rating: 4.31/5 Blood Bound is the second book in the popular Mercedes Thompson urban fantasy series by New York Times bestselling author Patricia Briggs. Currently, there are four books in this series and one book in the Alpha and Omega series set in the same world with the second novel forthcoming this summer. The first book in the Mercedes Thompson series is Moon Called and the third and fourth […]

  • Blue Diablo Giveaway on April 2

    On Thursday April 2, Ann Aguirre will be guest posting here to give away one copy of her new urban fantasy novel, Blue Diablo. Blue Diablo is the first book in the Corine Solomon series and will be in stores on April 7. If you’d like a chance to win a copy, be sure to stop by on April 2!

  • Review of Hope’s Folly

    Hope’s Follyby Linnea Sinclair448pp (Paperback)My Rating: 7/10Amazon Rating: 4/5LibraryThing Rating: 4.17/5Goodreads Rating: 4.47/5 Hope’s Folly by Linnea Sinclair is the third science fiction romance novel set in the Dock 5/Gabriel’s Ghost Universe. The first two books, Gabriel’s Ghost and Shades of Dark, are closely connected and focus on the adventures of former Fleet Captain Chaz Bergren and Gabriel Sullivan. Hope’s Folly takes place after the first two novels and does refer to previous events but it only mentions Chaz and […]

  • Review of A Shadow in Summer

    A Shadow in Summerby Daniel Abraham336pp (Hardcover)My Rating: 7/10Amazon Rating: 4/5LibraryThing Rating: 3.77/5Goodreads Rating: 3.75/5 Daniel Abraham’s debut novel, A Shadow in Summer, is the first book in The Long Price Quartet. The next two books, A Betrayal in Winter and An Autumn War, have been released and the final book The Price of Spring will be out in July 2009. Even though he is a relatively new novelist, Abraham has written a lot of short fiction and been involved […]

  • 2009 Hugo Nominees

    The Hugo nominations are in! How exciting! The full list of nominees was originally found at AnticipationSF. Some of these are available as free downloads so you may want to head over and check that out. Special thanks to A Dribble of Ink for the heads up since that’s where I first saw this list.Best Novel Anathem by Neal Stephenson (Morrow; Atlantic UK) The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman (HarperCollins; Bloomsbury) Little Brother by Cory Doctorow (Tor) Saturn’s Children by […]

  • 2009 Book List

    This is really just for my own benefit since I want to keep a list of books read in 2009 (I’m obsessive that way). I’ll update this as I read more. Last updated: May 17 Ethan of Athos by Lois McMaster Bujold (space opera) Kushiel’s Dart by Jacqueline Carey (fantasy) Childhood’s End by Arthur C. Clarke (science fiction) Inside Straight edited by George R. R. Martin (science fiction) The Charmed Sphere by Catherine Asaro (fantasy) Dead Witch Walking by Kim […]