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Saturdays in Books

Reviews of speculative fiction, YA, middle grade, and graphic novels, along with stray thoughts, links, and pictures.

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The SFWA European Hall of Fame: Sixteen Contemporary Masterpieces of Science Fiction from the Continent
Kathryn Morrow, James K. Morrow
Off Armageddon Reef - David Weber It was like two different novels that didn't quite work thrown together. Maybe if I were up for reading the series this aspect would work itself out?

In addition to committing some basic sins like mixing metaphors and making common names more "interesting" by replacing all the J's with Z's and I's with Y's, he took what could have been a very interesting naval-based alternate history and tried to apply a larger space opera and failed to have either be terribly interesting.