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Invasion (Alien Invasion, #1)

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Review:

Is there a name for a char­ac­ter that is a Mary Sue and al­so a rag­ing, gi­ant ass­hole? It should be called a Mey­er Dempsey, like this book's pro­tag­o­nist.

This is not a great book. It's prob­a­bly not even a good book. I did fin­ish it and I may give the 2nd one in the se­ries a chance be­cause it's free and it's a some­what rea­son­able es­capist fan­ta­sy, and that's about all the good things I can say about it.

The Handmaid's Tale (The Handmaid's Tale, #1)

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Review:

A true clas­sic. As most clas­sics it's not ex­act­ly a light read, and this one in par­tic­u­lar is un­re­lent­ing­ly de­press­ing.

Stil­l, a must read.

A spe­cial +1 to Claire Danes read­ing in the au­dio­book, it's amaz­ing.

Skullsworn (Chronicle of the Unhewn Throne, #4)

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Review:

The whole Un­hewn Throne se­ries is awe­some. This may be my favourite book in it.

What the au­thor achieves with the main char­ac­ter is as­ton­ish­ing, and al­most feels like he lost a bet and was forced to make a sym­pa­thet­ic lead out of some­one de­vot­ed to a death cult. But it work­s.

Run Program

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Review:

I want­ed to love this book like I love the au­thor's pre­vi­ous ones. But I could not.

It's prob­a­bly me, not him, since I am hav­ing a hard time fin­ish­ing books late­ly, which means I am sort of forc­ing it. So, don't wor­ry Scot­t!


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