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 Laura E. Reeve, Science Fiction and Fantasy Author

 

Monster Hunter International, by Larry Correia

When I returned from my palate-cleansing reading jag, this book was on the top of my SF/F reading pile. I’d ordered this book after reading an interview with Larry Correia, and his description of having an average accountant as his protagonist intrigued me. Funny—if I’d picked this book from the shelf, I probably wouldn’t have […]






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Kris Longknife: Audacious, by Mike Shepherd

When I look into a new series and don’t have time to read every book, I usually ensure I read book #1 in addition to the book of interest. I didn’t do that this time, and I think my enjoyment of the story suffered for it. Kris Longknife is both a princess and a naval […]






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Scardown, by Elizabeth Bear

This is the sequel to Hammered, which I read a few years ago. I had been intrigued by Ms. Bear’s protagonist Jenny Casey: she was prior military, older (~50), and scarred emotionally and physically. Her military career had nearly been life-ending and she’d lost an arm — but the military saved her from a nightmarish […]






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Command Decision, by Elizabeth Moon

When I covered Elizabeth Moon’s Vatta’s War series, I said that I couldn’t wait to read book number four. When the fourth book, Command Decision, became available through the SF Book Club, I snapped it up. I read it almost as fast, then I had to wait to post this entry until TAXES were finished. […]






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