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Tag Archives: fantasy
Book of December 31, 2009
Dragons plus Napoleonic-era tall ships: great tastes that taste great together.
Book of December 26, 2009
He is the reason for the season. You'd better watch out.
Book of December 21, 2009
Las Vegas is built on the power of cards. Tarot cards. actual post date: Dec. 22, 2009
Book of December 15, 2009
Steampunk + genetic engineering + August 1914 + girl-in-disguise = gripping, ripping yarn.
Book of December 11, 2009
By one of the great stylists of fantasy, a tale of magic and life in the kitchen. actual post date: Dec. 12, 2009.
Book of November 24, 2009
A complex fantasy of near-Pratchettian wit and commentary. The rules for Epic Drama are especially funny and meta. As I was reading, I dithered about whether I was going to be able to recommend this book, because of something in the early chapters that really got under my skin. In the event I do recommend it [...]
Book of November 15, 2009
A pastiche of Dumas' The Three Musketeers, set in Brust's fantasy world of Dragaera.
Book of November 2, 2009
One of my favorite starter Pratchetts, introducing the Witches of Lancre. More references to Shakespeare than to fantasy, so particularly accessible to readers from outside the genre.
Book of October 26, 2009
A nineteenth-century English novel — except all the characters are cannibalistic dragons. But well-mannered ones!
Book of October 21, 2009
Demons stalk the earth, science fiction, and comic books.