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Review: Stranded by Bracken MacLeod

No book has ever made me more afraid of the cold and ice and than Stranded. Seriously, the setting for this book brings a new and frightening definition to the word freezing. It also presents an interesting reading experience via a twist that comes about halfway through the book. The first half is a gripping thriller. One that will make...

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Stacking the Shelves – January 21, 2017

Stacking the Shelves is a weekly feature all about sharing your good luck in book acquisitions! So here’s what came my way since my last post! I’m still doing OK refraining from too many requests, but I do have some acquisitions to share!   Walk Away by Sam Hawken – This unexpected arrival is a sequel to The Night Charter, which...

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Friday Firsts – The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden

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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Hot off the Press! New SFF Releases for January 17, 2017

Curious what new books are releasing? I am highlighting the new releases that caught my eye for this week. Let me know if you see anything new, interesting or any must reads! I am sure I missed some worthy books as well, so please feel free the share! FANTASY        SCIENCE FICTION FANTASY     SCIENCE FICTION   FANTASY     ...

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Review: Certain Dark Things by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

I love a great vampire book when it has a good dose of darkness to it, a feel of danger that overwhelms the romanticism. Certain Dark Things is far from the darkest vampire story I’ve read, but it still has a great balance and in addition, it also has a very interesting setting. The story takes place in Mexico City,...

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Hot off the Press! New SFF Releases for January 10, 2017

Curious what new books are releasing? I am highlighting the new releases that caught my eye for this week. Let me know if you see anything new, interesting or any must reads! I am sure I missed some worthy books as well, so please feel free the share! FANTASY          URBAN FANTASY           SCIENCE FICTION  ...

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Stacking the Shelves – January 7, 2017

Stacking the Shelves is a weekly feature all about sharing your good luck in book acquisitions! So here’s what came my way since my last post! Wow! I haven’t done a Stacking the Shelves post in 2 months! I was scared that this post would have an overwhelming amount of books, but I’ve done a decent job at limiting my requests...

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Friday Firsts – Stranded by Bracken MacLeod

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...