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 Laura E. Reeve, Science Fiction and Fantasy Author

 

The Fuller Memorandum, by Charles Stross

Sometimes life swats you around and you don’t have time to update your blog. ‘Nuff said about my problems, which are nothing compared to Bob Howard’s issues in Stross’s The Fuller Memorandum. Bob Howard is your garden-variety drab IT professional—until he stumbles upon the truth: there really are Lovecraftian monsters out there in other dimensions. […]






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Gail Carriger & Dan Abnett; In which I enjoy alternate English history and ignore immodest head-hopping

For the first week after surgery, I couldn’t get to sleep easily. The pain was disturbing if I lay on my side. My back felt least strained when I lay flat upon it, but I had to endure the screaming-sharp pain of initially putting pressure on my incision. The pain would eventually calm down, but […]






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Thud!, by Terry Pratchett

Thud! is a Discworld story — and if you’ve never read any of Terry Pratchett’s Discworld series, you’re missing some side-splitting humor. Fantasy and humor? Yeah, and nobody does it as well as Pratchett. I read this book on the plane over to Maui (I was getting a vacation while my husband attended a conference). […]






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