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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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Second Stage Lensmen

So, if you’ve read any post on my blog with “Lens” in the title over the last year, you know what this one is about – I recently finished Second Stage Lensmen by E. E. “Doc” Smith.   Though the title … Continue reading

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Read the Book or Watch the Series?

I recently heard about the SyFy TV Series, “The Expanse,” with a close friend of mine mentioning that it was very well worth watching.  When I learned that the show was based on a series of books, I found myself … Continue reading

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The Demon Awakens

A long while back, I saw The Demonwars series by R. A. Salvatore on audio book on the Humble Book Bundle.  Now, I really like this series, so I picked it up even though I already own a copy of … Continue reading

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