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Interviews | September 2, 2014

Jill Owens: IMG David Mitchell: The Powells.com Interview



David MitchellDavid Mitchell's newest mind-bending, time-skipping novel may be his most accomplished work yet. Written in six sections, one per decade, The Bone... Continue »
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    The Bone Clocks

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Dragon Harper (Dragonriders of Pern) by Anne Mccaffrey
Dragon Harper (Dragonriders of Pern)

MartyV, September 17, 2014

This 3rd book by mother and son McCaffrey, continues their tradition of excellence. This fast moving story line continues to develop and define life on the world of Pern. Life, death, love, distrust and honor; all play a part in telling the story about dealing with a deadly plague - I couldn't put it down.
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Arna #03: Doom's Break
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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