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Review: Once Burned (Night Prince #1) by Jeaniene Frost

Review: Once Burned (Night Prince #1) by Jeaniene Frost

I think I know how the heroine of Once Burned, Leila, feels: I don’t really know how I feel about Vlad. He’s scary, he’s handsome, he impales people, he’s sexy. He’s a freaking scary ass, incredibly sexy, horribly arrogant and domineering man…and I decided to re-read Once Burned in honor… Read more »

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Review: Ciara’s Song by Andre Norton

Review: Ciara’s Song by Andre Norton

I love this book and the sequel The Duke’s Ballad. This is one of the few books in Andre Norton’s Witch World series that I feel allow for new reader explanations. It’s also an unusual Fantasy book by today’s standards: It’s mostly a stand-alone, it follows the lives of three… Read more »

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Review: Spell of the Highlander (Highlander, #7) by Karen Marie Moning

Review: Spell of the Highlander (Highlander, #7) by Karen Marie Moning

It’s taken him eleven centuries to find the right woman. He’s not about to lose her now. Jessi St. James has GOT to get a life. Too many hours studying ancient artifacts has given the archaeology student a bad case of sex on the brain. So she figures she must… Read more »

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Review: The Minority Report by Philip K. Dick *light spoilers*

Review: The Minority Report by Philip K. Dick *light spoilers*

In the world of “The Minority Report,” Commissioner John Anderton is the one to thank for the lack of crime. He is the originator of the Precrime System, which uses “precogs”–people with the power to see into the future–to identify criminals before they can do any harm. Unfortunately for Anderton,… Read more »

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Wings of Fire Anthology Review: The Ice Dragon by George R.R. Martin *spoilers*

Wings of Fire Anthology Review: The Ice Dragon by George R.R. Martin *spoilers*

Dragons: Fearsome fire-breathing foes, scaled adversaries, legendary lizards, ancient hoarders of priceless treasures, serpentine sages with the ages’ wisdom, and winged weapons of war… Wings of Fire brings you all these dragons, and more, seen clearly through the eyes of many of today’s most popular authors, including Peter S. Beagle,… Read more »

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Wings of Fire Anthology Review: Stable of Dragons by Peter S. Beagle

Wings of Fire Anthology Review: Stable of Dragons by Peter S. Beagle

Dragons: Fearsome fire-breathing foes, scaled adversaries, legendary lizards, ancient hoarders of priceless treasures, serpentine sages with the ages’ wisdom, and winged weapons of war… Wings of Fire brings you all these dragons, and more, seen clearly through the eyes of many of today’s most popular authors, including Peter Beagle, Holly… Read more »

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Coursera: Online Games Week 2

This week in Online Games: Literature, New Media, and Narrative This week the class is going to dig a little deeper into Tolkien, the social aspect of MMOs and take a look at one of my favorite epic poems: Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came. Readings – J.R.R Tolkien’s… Read more »

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Review: Love Irresistibly (FBI/US Attorney #4) by Julie James

Review: Love Irresistibly (FBI/US Attorney #4) by Julie James

The final read in my Julie James glomming. So. Now that I have read all the books in the FBI/US Attorney series, I can say that I found this book to be…one of the more boring of the group. It’s not really memorable so I had to go read the… Read more »

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