Month: August 2015

Book Review

Book Review: Doubleblind by Ann Aguirre

Posted By leekoven

Review a mid-series book? Am I mad? Often the first book gets the most reviews, but I think it’s worth commenting on later ones so people know whether they want to stay along for the ride.
The time and place
Most of the book takes

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Going outside the comfort zone

Writing

Going outside the comfort zone

Posted By leekoven

For writing class, I’m trying my hand at a fantasy short story, starring a country’s armed forces holding the line against shadow horrors while the civilians evacuate. I don’t know whether the idea is worthy of expansion or what it would feature besides combat, nightmares,

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Cover by Croco Designs

Book Review

Book review: In the Devil’s Nebula by Anna Hackett

Posted By leekoven

The time and place
See the title. Lots of action happens on planet Lucifa, the Assassin’s Guild base, but there’s also some on a cowboy western planet and in space. As for time, unspecified, but in our far future.
The suspension of disbelief
Space travel

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SFR book review debrief

Book Review

SFR book review debrief

Posted By leekoven

I reviewed all the books I set out to from the raffle, plus some bonus Anna Hackett. Phew. I had several relatively uneventful weeks until my birthday, and then I slowed down a bit. Will I continue writing reviews? Yes, but at a slower pace.

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Book Review

Book Review: Alien Blood by Melisse Aires

Posted By leekoven

The time and place
The future, on a habitable planet unknown to the protagonists
The suspension of disbelief
Space travel exists. Humanity found it could breed with a species of alien it found called the Zh Cle’. Said aliens have some insectoid features, which made

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