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Oct 02

Book Review: Gone Girl

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn Half epistolary, half true-crime-style narrative, this book amazed and compelled me. It starts out when Amy, Nick’s wife, has gone missing. Nick dutifully calls the police, then starts to fall apart as the evidence that he murdered Amy piles up. Amy’s story begins in her journal, as she tells about …

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Sep 29

New Publication! Poisoned Bluestripe & The Machine and Her Mahout

I just published two of my old hard sf stories for your enjoyment.  Currently they are free on Smashwords and 99 cents on Kindle. Here’s the smashwords link. Here’s the Kindle link. It should be available on Nook and Sony and itunes and all the rest in a few days. If anyone finds a new …

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Sep 25

Alternate Susan–Chapter Eleven

Chapter Eleven       Miles was right about my ward. What would it feel like, if you were trying to cross a ward and couldn’t? Would you think there was a glass wall there, or would you just decide it was uncrossable without even trying? I didn’t fully realize how strong it was until …

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Sep 24

Book Review: Behemoth

Behemoth by Scott Westerfeld I think this is just as good as the first book, with the same strengths and weaknesses as Leviathan. It takes place in an early 20th century Istanbul. Best parts of this book: fun characters, fast pace, tight plotting, fascinating settings. I love the character of Devin/Deryn, and her relationship with …

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Sep 23

Book Review: Rurally Screwed

Rurally Screwed: My Life Off the Grid with the Cowboy I Love by Jessie Knadler This is a cute romance/memoir that starts out going about as you’d expect it to go and adds a little more depth to the end. City slicker meets cowboy, falls in love, and struggles to adapt to life in the …

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