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Reviews: Ken Liu, Joanne M. Harris, Alan Smale, and John Dixon

WORLD v30_n14

My latest batch of reviews for WORLD magazine are now available. You can can see them once, as second time requires paying a fee for access. This time I review: The Grace of Kings by Ken Liu The Gospel of Loki by Joanne M. Harris Clash of Eagles by Alan Smale Phoenix Island by John Dixon I also mention the Sad …

Book Review: The Skin Map by Stephen R. Lawhead

Genre: Time Travel/Parallel Universe, Adventure, Christian Science Fiction Hardcover: 448 pages Publisher: Thomas Nelson Publication Date: August 31, 2010 ISBN-10: 1595548041 ISBN-13: 978-1595548047 Author Website: Stephen R. Lawhead Stephen R. Lawhead breaks (sort of) free from mythic historical fiction to take a stab at time travel/alternate worlds narrative in The Skin Map. Kit is a modern day Londoner, living a fruitless …

Book Review: The Exile by Diana Gabaldon

Genre: Graphic Novel, Romance Hardcover: 224 pages Publisher: Del Rey Publication Date: September 21, 2010 ISBN-10: 0345505387 ISBN-13: 978-0345505385 Author Website: Diana Gabaldon Download Outlander for your Kindle. In The Exile, author Diana Gabaldon draws on her experience writing Disney comics to turn the first third of her 1998 narrative Outlander into a graphic novel. What results is a mixed bag of …

Book Review: The Bookman by Lavie Tidhar

The Bookman

Genre: Steampunk, Alternate History Paperback: 416 pages Publisher: Angry Robot Publication Date: January 7, 2010 ISBN-10: 0007346581 ISBN-13: 978-0007346585 Author Website: Lavie Tidhar In The Bookman, up and coming international author Lavie Tidhar weaves a steampunk tale steeped in the literature of the period. The story follows Orphan, a young lad with the condition his name implies, who works at a …