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N1: Novella (17,500 to 39,999 words): Penric’s Demon-Lois McMaster Bujold

At 35K words, Penric’s Demon squeaks into the novella category, but if you haven’t read any of Lois McMaster Bujold’s longer fiction, this is an excellent introduction to her style. You may have heard the author’s name, as she is … Continue reading

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Feeding Vaal

After a particularly trying week at work where I seemingly did nothing but input orders into the system (normally a very small part of my job) I was reminded of the original Star Trek episode The Apple. In that episode, … Continue reading

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Review: The Martian by Andy Weir

I had been holding off on reading The Martian, not because I thought I wouldn’t like it, but because I have an aversion to anything which is insanely popular (except Gangnam Style – I still love that thing). And last … Continue reading

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Review – Ready Player One

Because I’m always the last one on the block to glom onto anything, I just finished Ready Player One, by Ernest Cline. I had put off reading it for so long just because it was so popular, but I unexpectedly … Continue reading

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