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Powell's Q&A | September 3, 2014

Emily St. John Mandel: IMG Powell’s Q&A: Emily St. John Mandel



Describe your latest book. My new novel is called Station Eleven. It's about a traveling Shakespearean theatre company in a post-apocalyptic North... Continue »
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    Station Eleven

    Emily St. John Mandel 9780385353304

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Arna #03: Doom's Break by Christopher Rowley
Arna #03: Doom's Break

MartyV, September 13, 2014

The ancient enemy is finally revealed in this story about learning with and from other beings. There's plenty of war, hand-to-hand combat, sorcery, love, betrayal, and did I mention war? Fighting on land, on sea, and with magic. This final book in the series is much more entertaining and more of a page-turner than the second book.
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Shast War by Christopher Rowley
Shast War

MartyV, September 13, 2014

The first book in the series, The Ancient Enemy, was very entertaining. It introduced new beings and followed their trials as men started a war against them. This, the second book of the series, moved slowly; whole pages describing bloody acts of war could be skipped without losing the story thread. A few new facts were introduced, expanding the mystery about these beings and their relationship to man. Looking forward to the next and final book.
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The Chrome Borne by Mercedes Lackey
The Chrome Borne

MartyV, August 2, 2014

I was surprised to find this book contains two novels, The Chrome Born and Chrome Circle. I had just finished The Chrome Born which was a fun read. The Chrome Circle has less action and more romance with a surprise new character introduced at the end. When the new character appeared, it was impossible to put down the book until the last page. Neat ending, especially for us romantics.
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Born to Run by Mercedes Lackey
Born to Run

MartyV, May 19, 2014

Part of a series about elves, mages and things that go bump in the night, this episode adds ghosts who need to learn their way around before taking their next step. I love the ordinary setting with extraordinary events. I'm glad I already have the next episode on my shelf.
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Variable Star by Robert A. Heinlein
Variable Star

MartyV, April 9, 2014

If you're craving a good old-fashioned science fiction novel, written with more substance than profanity; if you love to see characters slowly develop complexity; if you want to expand your understanding of people and question how we experience life on and off earth; this is the novel for you. Spider Robinson finished Robert Heinlein's outline and developed a superb story, combining the best of both writers.
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