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Anathem

I started reading this book at my brother’s while I was visiting to meet my new nephew. The book really does go all over the place with math and philosophy and science fiction. But it all starts with odd religious … Continue reading

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The Dispossessed by Ursula K LeGuin

Now,  I usually read books for their stories, rather than their themes.  But when reading this book, the comparison between the two settings – socialism (which was referred to as anarchism) vs capitalism – was so obvious and all consuming … Continue reading

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Disappointed

I am so sad. I just finished The Gathering Storm by Jordan and Sanderson. It was fabulous. I’d heard a lot of people say that the pace of the story picks up in this one, because Sanderson took over the … Continue reading

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Book 7 Review – The Shadow Rising

I don’t know if this is my favourite of these books, but I’m certain that it has my favourite chapters. When Rand goes into Rhuidean and sees the history of how the Aiel became the Aiel, it shows so much … Continue reading

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Another book, another project

I finished reading The Truth Teller’s Tale on Monday night, it was simple and to the point, and very easy to predict. In short, it was an excellent break from the Wheel of Time series. I had a lot of … Continue reading

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Book 4, knitting and more!

So, this post is a huge mash up of the last few days. I’ve done a little bit of everything, and so it’s going to be all over the place. On Friday, I ended up walking around on campus a … Continue reading

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2010 Book 3 Review – The Eye of the World by Robert Jordan

So I finished this book last night while waiting for my friends to come over.  Reading it through this time I noticed a lot of foreshadowing and references that I really didn’t notice the first couple times I read it.  … Continue reading

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2010 Book 2 Review

So, my second book this year was A Darkness at Sethanon. My review of the second book in this series stands. It’s disjointed. The plot of this book is defeat the evil army that is many times your size, and … Continue reading

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2010 Book 1 Review

So my main thought about Silverthorne is that it finished REALLY abruptly. There was all this build of tension, the search for the magical item. And then with what felt like less than 50 pages to go, they find it, … Continue reading

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