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Gods of Riverworld

At the tail end of 2017, I finished Gods of Riverworld, by Philip Jose Farmer, the last book in the Riverworld series.  This book was quite the departure from the other books of the series both in the setting and … Continue reading

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Escape Pod

I’ve recently been listening to a lot of Escape Pod to fill the time when I’m doing something with my hands or taking my daily walk. I have enjoyed getting back into audio short stories, and Escape Pod in particular … Continue reading

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The Magic Labyrinth

The Magic Labyrinth, by Philip Jose Farmer, was the next book on my queue, as it was the next book in the Riverworld series.  Dark Designs was hard to follow up, but I felt like The Magic Labyrinth was a … Continue reading

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Immortalis

After Transcendence, I was ready to dive into Immortalis and see the story to its conclusion.  Not because I wanted it to be over, but because seeing all the pieces fall into place and interact in a unique way is … Continue reading

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Transcendence

With Ascendance out of the way, I was actually looking forward to reading Transcendence.  Where Ascendance had mostly characters I didn’t much like, even Transcendence’s villain was interesting to read about.  Between this and my planned travel, this book went … Continue reading

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The Education of Brother Thaddius and Other Tales of DemonWars

Between Riverworld novels, I decided I would give a shot to a selection of DemonWars short stories that I picked up from StoryBundle.  If you’ve been reading this blog a bit, you’ll know that I quite like the DemonWars saga, … Continue reading

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Ascendance

While I wasn’t initially planning on listening to the Second DemonWars Trilogy, I found myself listening to Ascendance when next I got a chance.  The reason that there’s a hesitance for me in picking it up is really that the … Continue reading

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Dark Designs

I recently finished Dark Designs, the next Riverworld novel.  Of the three I’ve read thus far, this one is far and away the best – primarily because it keeps things moving in the middle.  There’s a lot going on in … Continue reading

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Mortalis

While I was on travel, and just before I got the flu for a week (hence, no blogging), I finished Mortalis, the “bridge” novel between the two Demonwars Trilogies.  This book is my favorite part of the Demonwars saga, and … Continue reading

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The Demon Apostle

Hot on the heels of finishing The Demon Spirit, I finished up The Demon Apostle by R. A. Salvatore.  Of the three books in the main trilogy, I like the character beats in The Demon Apostle the best, though some … Continue reading

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