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News: The Speculative Herald is Recruiting

I wanted to reach out and let everyone know The Speculative Herald (TSH) is looking for some additional contributors. We have have had some good interest so far, but I wanted to give all potentially interested parties the chance to apply before making any decisions, especially as we are looking to add multiple team members. So, if you love SFF...

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Friday Firsts – Nevernight by Jay Kristoff

Friday Firsts is a new meme that will run every Friday here on Tenacious Reader. It will feature the first few sentences/paragraph of my current book and my first impressions as well. It’s meant to be a quick and easy way to share a bit about what I am reading, and I would love to hear others join in sharing their current...

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Review: The Bloodsworn by Erin Lindsey

Curious about the The Bloodbound series or Erin Lindsey? Head on over to Reddit Fantasy today and you can ask Erin Lindsey anything during her AMA! Be it about her books, writing, hobbies, or just something random and fun! Ah, the final chapter in a trilogy. It is always bittersweet when pick up that last book in series, excited to find out what...

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Top Ten Tuesday – Top Ten Audiobooks You Should Listen To

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme by The Broke and the Bookish.This feature gives a weekly Top Ten list. We all love lists, right? This week’s theme is Top Ten Audiobooks You Should Listen To I was very hesitant to try audiobooks in the beginning, but figured it was worth a shot. Turns out I love them and they have quickly...

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Audiobook Review: Obelisk Gate by N. K. Jemisin

N. K. Jemisin is certainly a gifted story teller, and the world she is crafting in The Broken Earth series is fascinating. This second installment gives readers a better understanding of both the magic and the world, it advances the plot and lets you start to speculate on where the story might go next, and how the trilogy could end...

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Friday Firsts – The Apartment by S. L. Grey

Friday Firsts is a new meme that will run every Friday here on Tenacious Reader. It will feature the first few sentences/paragraph of my current book and my first impressions as well. It’s meant to be a quick and easy way to share a bit about what I am reading, and I would love to hear others join in sharing their current...

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Review: Ghost Talkers by Mary Robinette Kowal

Ghost Talkers is an alternate history set during WWI. The British has a group of mediums, called the Spirit Corps, that is used for intelligence gathering. Their job is basically to interview the recently deceased soldiers before they move on to whatever awaits them beyond this world. The purpose of these interviews is to get critical information that would normally be...