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Review: The World Awakening

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The World Awakening by Dan Koboldt
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

The World Awakening is the third (and hopefully not final novel) in the Gateways to Alissia by Dan Koboldt. Koboldt draws the reader into the world of Alissia though his likable characters and provides you with a healthy mix of modern tech alongside the ingenuity of a medieval society that's hell-bent on protecting its way of life from outside invaders. (Oh! and there's magic too!) Highly Recommended!

Royce Sears

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Review: A Red Peace

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A Red Peace by Spencer Ellsworth
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

As I said on Twitter, A Red Peace is what Star Wars wishes it could grow up to become. A Red Peace presents the reader with a well-developed cast of characters and draws you into their lives. Ellsworth creates a rich and dark universe for his characters to grow into and discover their potential. Highly recommended space opera!

Royce Sears

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Review: Galápagos

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Galápagos by Kurt Vonnegut
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I read Galapagos as a recommendation by a close friend. I thoroughly enjoyed this Vonnegut novel. The perspective from which it is written is unique and fun...A ghost, telling a story over a million years? Fascinating read and highly recommended.

Royce Sears

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Life Happens... I've been away for a little bit...

For anyone following my blog or requesting book reviews, I've been out of the loop recently due to life changes.

Since early December I have changed jobs, bought a house, and moved into that new house. Since early January we have been trying to get internet access to the aforementioned new house. Thanks to a communications snafu between the power company and the cable company over the viability of a utility pole, red-tagged and slated for replacement on a normal, periodic schedule, the cable company would not climb the pole to activate our cable internet service. Last week, we finally got internet access to our new home...

Some good news from all of this: it provided fewer interruptions to getting moved into the new house, performing maintenance, and outfitting my office/writing space.

I'm back to writing... currently 53k words into this work in progress... and am slowly getting back to reading more as time permits.

Royce.