Blood Engines by Tim Pratt

Blood Engines by Tim Pratt

Pratt goes to great length to tell us how much of a bad ass Mason is, yet we never see that reflected in the unfolding story. It's for that reason that I'm reluctant to go ahead with this series....

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The Eyes of the Overworld by Jack Vance

The Eyes of the Overworld by Jack Vance

The Eyes of the Overworld's matter-of-fact narration is easy to follow and the adventures of our "hero" are engaging. Cugel may look out for himself first and foremost, but his knack for getting himself into one ridiculous predicament after another is both endearing, laughable, and, most importantly, kept me turning the pages....

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The Dying Earth by Jack Vance

The Dying Earth by Jack Vance

Tales of the Dying Earth takes place in a future so far advanced that technology has become more akin to magic. This compilation spans four separate tomes and is written in the classic, no nonsense style as befitting a grandmaster of science fiction. The book is entertaining nonetheless, and should be on every serious reader's list....

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Spin by Robert Charles Wilson

Spin by Robert Charles Wilson

Spin isn’t necessarily bad, but it isn’t necessarily good, either. It's somewhere inbetween, which isn't good enough for me to want to continue with the series....

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Mistborn by Brandon Sanderson

Mistborn by Brandon Sanderson

An ambitious story, plenty of twists and turns, and a unique magic system all come together to make Mistborn one of Sanderson's best....

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