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Novel – Decision at Doona

While working on another blog post (still to come), I needed a point of comparison, so I decided to re-read one of my old favourites. Decision at Doona by Anne McCaffrey At its core, this 1969 novel is a soft … Continue reading

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Novel – Mother of Demons

Here’s a book I read on the Baen Free Library ages ago and finally got around to buying and reading in print at the beginning of December. Mother of Demons by Eric Flint (sadly, no longer in the Free Library) … Continue reading

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Novel – Eon

UPDATE 2019-05-18: I found some other notes I’d lost under a pile of other TODOs and have revised this again with more critiques of specific details. Branching out, I thought I’d share my thoughts on some non-fan fiction I’ve been … Continue reading

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Fanfiction – Being Harry Potter

Kirinin really has a knack for writing fanfiction that has a special spark to it. I first recognized that when I was looking for Ranma ½ fanfiction and read The Pit. This time, it’s a Harry Potter – Draco Malfoy … Continue reading

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Fanfiction – In Love of Quidditch

Now for a bit of compare and contrast with a story that has some interesting characteristics. In Love of Quidditch by Secondary Luminescence This story shares a very similar premise to one of the best-written Harry Potter stories I’ve ever … Continue reading

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Novel – Nightfall

Since I was re-reading it anyway, I thought I might as well review one of my old sci-fi favourites: Nightfall by Isaac Asimov and Robert Silverberg. Originally written in 1941 as a novelette and one of Asimov’s earlier works and … Continue reading

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Fanfiction – Harry Potter and the Daft Morons

…and another thing I decided to review on the first read-through. This one a bit of a guilty pleasure. Harry Potter and the Daft Morons by Sinyk As unsophisticated as it may sound, every now and then, I do enjoy … Continue reading

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