Tagged: Jo Walton

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Review: Necessity by Jo Walton

Necessity is the final book in the Thessaly trilogy by Jo Walton. As the story continues generations from the start of the series, we find the citizens doing very well, integrating themselves into the interstellar world. There are alien residents and traders visiting the planet. The individual cities seem to be thriving, and people are free to move wherever they...

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Review: The Philosopher Kings by Jo Walton

The Just City blew me away when I read it earlier this year (here’s my review incase you missed it), so I felt like the The Philosopher Kings, which was firmly on my must read list,  had much to live up to. The Pilosopher Kings starts in a dramatic way. Since the last book, 20 years have passed and the...

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Waiting on Wednesday – The Philospher Kings

Waiting on Wednesday is a meme hosted by Breaking the Spine to let us share our excitement for books coming out soon.  I am so used to waiting years between books for some of my favorite series, so I was beyond excited when I saw that the sequel to The Just City (review) is scheduled to release later this year....

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The Just City by Jo Walton

A very thought provoking and insightful book that makes you question the way things are in the world, as well as how they could be (and if that “other way” would really be better or worse). The Just City is an experiment carried out with by a Goddess. Her goal was to create perfectly balanced society where its citizens are judged solely...

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Tenaciously Stacking the Shelves (November 2014)

Stacking the Shelves is a weekly all about sharing your good luck in book acquisitions! So here’s what came my way.   I haven’t done one of these posts in a couple of months, but decided I have collected enough by now that I should. Though I am leaving out anything I have acquired and reviewed already.  I’ve been in a...

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Waiting on Wednesday – The Just City

Waiting on Wednesday is a meme hosted by Breaking the Spine to let us share our excitement for books coming out soon. I have heard wonderful things about Jo Walton’s other books. I still need to read Among Others, but I saw The Just City that is coming out in January and am really looking forward to reading it.   The Just City by Jo Walton...