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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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The Magnificent Riverboat

On my trip downRiver, I finished The Magnificent Riverboat, the next book in the Riverworld series.  This volume covered the story of Samuel Clemens and his building of an electric riverboat to travel upRiver to the source of the river.  … Continue reading

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The Demon Spirit

I’ve been trying to work through my assembly backlog lately, and while doing so, I decided to  listen to R. A. Salvatore’s The Demon Spirit – the second book in the Demonwars Trilogy.  This was a good experience, and gave … Continue reading

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To Your Scattered Bodies Go

I recently finished the first Riverworld novel, To Your Scattered Bodies Go, by Philip Jose Farmer.  I haven’t read much in the way of Farmer before this, but I really enjoyed The Dungeon (inspired and edited by Farmer), and now … Continue reading

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