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Isaac Asimov's Caliban: Utopia (Ace Trade Pbk) by Roger M Allen

MartyV, February 26, 2015

Written by Robert MacBride Allen, this story was very much in the style of the late Isaac Asimov. It explores the possibility of robots who aren't made with the Three Laws of Robotics. The story didn't stay on track as well as Asimov would have done and the book was full of typos, something a book of his would never have. Overall, I'm glad to see something Asimov was considering and am happy to have read it.
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Patrimony: A Pip & Flinx Adventure by Alan Dean Foster
Patrimony: A Pip & Flinx Adventure

MartyV, January 28, 2015

Years ago I read one of the earlier novels in this series, so finding this adventure in our library's book sale I had to buy it, and am glad I did. Flinx searches for his father, accompanied by Pip. Naturally they survive the journey to a new, inhospitable planet, but the results of his trip were surprising. This is a fun, lightweight read.
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Turn Coat (Dresden Files #11) by Jim Butcher
Turn Coat (Dresden Files #11)

MartyV, January 19, 2015

Just when you think Dresden is going down, something or someone comes to his aid. This episode expands on the conspiracy theory introduced a couple of episodes ago. It also introduces new friends, new enemies and a few frenemies. Jim Butcher is a master at expanding the unseen universe existing here with our own.
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Small Favor: A Novel of the Dresden Files (Dresden Files #10) by Jim Butcher
Small Favor: A Novel of the Dresden Files (Dresden Files #10)

MartyV, December 29, 2014

A small favor? I'd hate to see a large one. Harry Dresden keeps learning more about being a wizard, and this time he learns a bit about himself as well. He's tough and stubborn, but has he met his match? I can't wait to start Dresden Files #11 tonight.
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White Night (Dresden Files #09) by Jim Butcher
White Night (Dresden Files #09)

MartyV, December 12, 2014

This adventure of Harry Dresden is full of really unexpected twists and turns and some very bad ghouls. Jim Butcher is a writer who keeps you guessing and who uses cliffhangers to end most chapters, which of course makes you read just a bit of the next chapter ...
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