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Review: The Cygnet and the Firebird by Patricia A. McKillip

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The Cygnet and the Firebird by Patricia A. McKillip
1993, Ace

Review Summary: This second novel in the sorceress series did a much better job of living up to my expectations, and the only regret is that so much of it took place outside of Ro Holding, which seems to have a storied history well worth exploring.

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Review: Bone Crossed by Patricia Briggs

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Bone Crossed by Patricia Briggs
2009, Ace

Review Summary: Briggs delivers another page-turner, staying true to her characters and keeping enough grit and reality in her mix so that we can empathize with her characters at the same time that we admire them. An outstanding effort, and I once again look forward to the next installment of the series.

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Review: Space Cadet by Robert A. Heinlein

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Space Cadet by Robert A. Heinlein
1948, Ace

Review Summary: If nothing else, Space Cadet is interesting for its place in history – Heinlein’s treatment of Venus in 1948, as merely a swampy planet with a breathable atmosphere makes one realize just how little we really knew about the other planets even as little as 60 years ago.

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