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Review: “An Ancient Peace,” Tanya Huff

Pros: Still the usual amazing world-building and characters Cons: Definitely read the Confederation novels first! Rating: 5 out of 5 In Tanya Huff’s An Ancient Peace, the first book in her Peacekeeper trilogy, she returns to her Confederation world. This

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Military SF Story Bundle

I’m fond of military SF (In particular Tanya Huff’s Confederation series), so I jumped on this military SF ebook bundle. Now I just need to find time to read it…

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Review: “Space Carrier Avalon,” Glynn Stewart

Pros: Good space combat scenes Cons: Starts slow Rating: 3 out of 5 Glynn Stewart’s Space Carrier Avalon (Castle Federation) (Volume 1) follows Kyle Roberts, a war hero and pilot who’s been put in charge of the Avalon, a famous

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SFWA Story Bundle

Want a bunch of science fiction ebooks, cheap? SFWA has a story bundle available until May 24. You sort of set your own price, although the price threshold determines how many books you get. I got the whole thing! (As

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Review: “This Alien Shore,” C.S. Friedman

Pros: Stunning worldbuilding; amazing characters; wonderful plotting Cons: … Rating: 5 out of 5 In C.S. Friedman’s This Alien Shore young Jamisia Shido is forced to abandon the corporate habitat she’s lived in for some time as it is destroyed

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Review: “Dark in Death,” J.D. Robb/Nora Roberts

Pros: Good length; plenty going on; lots of detail; multiple murders Cons: … Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Dark in Death: An Eve Dallas Novel (In Death), by J.D. Robb (Nora Roberts), is book 46 in the “in Death” series

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Review: “The Memory Detective,” T.S. Nichols

Pros: What a great concept, executed brilliantly Cons: I wish there was already a sequel out! Rating: 5 out of 5 Uncorrected proof provided by publisher for review. T.S. Nichols’s The Memory Detective is about police officer Cole, also known

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Review: “Mercury’s Son,” Luke E. T. Hindmarsh

Pros: Interesting milieu and plot Cons: Navel-gazing and info dumps Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Luke E. T. Hindmarsh’s Mercury’s Son depicts a totalitarian, dystopian future Earth (not too unusual these days). In this case, wars between the Earth and

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Review: “Paradox Bound,” Peter Clines

Pros: An unusually good time travel tale Cons: One plot device that could have been a plot point instead Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Peter Clines’s Paradox Bound is my new favorite time travel tale. There are just so many

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Review: “Terminal Alliance,” Jim C. Hines

Pros: Hilarious, riveting, moving; fantastic characters and world-building Cons: … Rating: 5 out of 5 Jim C. Hines’s Terminal Alliance (Janitors of the Post-Apocalypse Book One) is every bit as fun and fascinating as his other series (the Princess novels,

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