Standing Delivery - Ravings of a Technomancer

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January2014
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1. Thou shall pay for editing and proofreading. (You cannot, under any circumstances, edit your own material. You will only s...
January2014
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This is one of those stories that frustrates me no end, because it leaves me liking some parts quite a bit and happy, but sti...
January2014
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Ah, well. All good things must come to an end. As always, I loved visiting with Adrien and Jake for a snippet of their lives....
RBD: Read Before Death
This book has stayed with me for years. It's one of my favorites, and and the same time I dreaded reviewing it because everything about it depresses me.As I've said before, Du...
West of January - Dave Duncan, John Gilchrist
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West of January - Dave Duncan, John Gilchrist
RBD: Read-before-death
TL;DR version: The bastard love-child of Dune and Neuromancer, but the awesome kind of bastard-child, the one that ends up forging his own destiny and writing his name in the ...
This Alien Shore - C.S. Friedman
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This Alien Shore - C.S. Friedman
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Captain Vorpatril's Alliance - Lois McMaster Bujold
Almost...but...
Ivan has grown up, and when not crouched in Miles's shadow, his heroism and versatility show through for a fun romp through the Barrayar we've come to know and love.The book r...
Captain Vorpatril's Alliance - Lois McMaster Bujold
MOAR!
Antigravity cows. That's three stars in the bag right there.TL;DR: funny Space-Western with Angels and Demons. Read it on a day you're feeling grumpy, it'll perk you up.And......
Hell for the Company: Brimstone 1 (The Horns & Halos Series) - Angel Martinez, Erika O Williams
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Hell for the Company: Brimstone 1 (The Horns & Halos Series) - Angel Martinez, Erika O Williams
This is a videogame (and in this context, that's NOT a good thing...)
TL;DR version: Better than average world-building concepts, reads like well-written Mass Effect fanfiction, Dinosaurs In Space! (+1.5 stars just for this), MC is not a convinc...
Steel World  - B.V. Larson
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Steel World  - B.V. Larson