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Old Man’s War, by John Scalzi

Monday, April 28th, 2008

So when you turn 75, you join the Space Defense Forces. Kind of strange–the colonies only want people who’ve been around a bit. At least our intrepid hero is smart enough to realize that if it’s a two-year commitment that the SDF can decide to renew up to 10 years, that you’re really […]

Cursor’s Fury, by Jim Butcher

Saturday, February 9th, 2008

I’ve really enjoyed this entire series. The main two protagonists, Amara and Tavi, are complex characters. Amara has conflicting loyalties, and Tavi is unique.In this world, everyone has furies. Furies are like elementals–they come in the four standard usual forms plus metal and wood. Tavi is the only one who doesn’t […]