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WebGenii is a SF book nerd and all-round geek.

Review: "River of Stars" by Guy Gavriel Kay

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Guy Gavriel Kay is famous for his historical fantasy novels, one of the rare group of fantasy authors whose books regularly cross over to mainstream reading lists and awards. "River Of Stars” is his second book using Chinese history; this time the Song Dynasty as a jumping off point for another wonderful novel.   [Read more...]

Reading Diary #16: WebGenii's Reads

Wild Children

This is WebGenii, with an installment from my Reading Diary. So, what have I been reading lately?   [Read more...]

Reading Diary #15: WebGenii's Reads

Cuttlefish

This is WebGenii, with an installment from my Reading Diary. So, what have I been reading lately?   [Read more...]

Reading Diary #14: WebGenii's Reads

Shades of Milk and Honey

This is WebGenii, with an installment from my Reading Diary. So what have I been reading lately?   [Read more...]

Reading Diary #13: WebGenii's Reads

Chocolatier's Wife

This is WebGenii, with an installment from my "Reading Diary". It's been a busy fall, but I have been reading!   [Read more...]

Reading Diary #12: WebGenii's Reads

Cuttlefish

This is WebGenii, with an installment from my Reading Diary. So what have I been reading lately?

First up, "The Drowning Girl", by Caitlin R. Kiernan, published by ROC. I was looking forward to this book, which was pitched as a horror mystery.   [Read more...]

Reading Diary #11: WebGenii's Reads

Deadlocked

This is WebGenii, with an installment from my Reading Diary. So what have I been reading lately?

First Up, Charlaine Harris's latest Sookie Stackhouse outing. "Deadlocked", published by PYR.   [Read more...]

Reading Diary #10: WebGenii's Reads

The Gathering

This is WebGenii, with an installment from my "Reading Diary". So what have I been reading lately?

First Up, "The Night Sessions" by Ken MacLeod, published by PYR.   [Read more...]

Reading Diary #09: WebGenii's Reads

Blood Spirits

This is WebGenii, with another installment from my "Reading Diary". So what have I been reading lately?   [Read more...]

Reading Diary #08: WebGenii's Reads

Bards of the Bone Plain

I mentioned in a previous diary, that I had somehow missed reading Cherie Priest’s "Dreadnought", published by TOR. I finally remedied that lack. It is at this point I feel my review should switch over to ALL CAPS! AND EXCLAMATION POINTS!! MANY OF THEM!!   [Read more...]

Reading Diary #07: WebGenii's Reads

Let's Pretend This Never Happened

I knew I had to read "Let's Pretend This Never Happened" by Jenny Lawson, published by Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam.   [Read more...]

Review: "Ready Player One" by Ernest Cline

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It's a little intimidating to review a book that has been so widely (and positively) reviewed. For authors, I think it would be useful to study this campaign and see what has made it so successful.   [Read more...]

Reading Diary #06: WebGenii's Reads

Naked City

Tax season and house guests really cut into my April reading. But happily, I've been rewarded by a trip to the big city, which meant a trip to a bookstore.   [Read more...]

Reading Diary #05: WebGenii's Reads

Serpent Sea

This is WebGenii, with an installment from my "Reading Diary". So what have I been reading lately?   [Read more...]

Reading Diary #04: WebGenii's Reads

Troubletwisters

I picked up Garth Nix's "Troubletwisters" at a Scholastic Book Fair. The book is co-written with Sean Williams.   [Read more...]

Reading Diary #03: WebGenii's Reads

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This is WebGenii, with another installment from my "Reading Diary". So what have I been reading lately?

I started with "The Bible Repairman and Other Stories" by Tim Powers, published by Tachyon Publications.   [Read more...]