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Book Review: Blindsight by Peter Watts

Book Review: Blindsight by Peter Watts

September 17, 2015 by Maire in Book Reviews / 1 Comment

It’s been two months since a myriad of alien objects clenched about the Earth, screaming as they burned. The heavens have been silent since – until a derelict space probe hears whispers from a distant comet. Something talks out there: but not to us. Who to send to meet the alien, when the alien doesn’t want to meet?

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Book Review: Uprooted by Naomi Novik

Book Review: Uprooted by Naomi Novik

July 26, 2015 by Maire in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

“Our Dragon doesn’t eat the girls he takes, no matter what stories they tell outside our valley. We hear them sometimes, from travelers passing through. They talk as though we were doing human sacrifice, and he were a real dragon. Of course that’s not true: he may be a wizard and immortal, but he’s still a man, and our fathers would band together and kill him if he wanted to eat one of us every ten years. He protects us against the Wood, and we’re grateful, but not that grateful.”

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