Disclaimer: Vatta had a war several books long, I missed it. Now Admiral Ky Vatta is having peace, and apparently peace comes with a heavy side-dish of people trying to kill her. What fun. Uncle CEO Vatta died ages ago, Auntie CEO wants to step down, and Cousin CEO-to-be needs Ky’s signature in order to … More Cold Welcome by Elizabeth Moon
If you could read your boyfriend’s mind wouldn’t you know that he’s just using you? Apparently this occurs to no one, because the little operation is just for –emotions–. A lot of the humor fell flat for me. Not my favorite book by Connie Willis.
I can’t remember who recced this to me. I opened up to a random story, it was about a guy who won’t be ‘the daddy’ to some other guy’s kid. Well, OK. And the kid complained that none of the other guys would be his daddy either, so he mutilated them. Um. Random guys don’t … More Whispers in the Night by Molly Tabachnikov
The Good, the Bad and the Guacamole by Rebecca Adler My rating: 2 of 5 stars Book One was lots of fun. It had family, great food, and oh yeah, mystery. This book had all those elements, but it took the focus off the family and put the focus on strangers instead. Less fun for … More Lists & Memes: Great Books? Duds
First I thought this book was just a re-run of Death’s scenes in the Sandman, but no. There’s one fun repeated story, and then a multi-chapter story of Death being alive and affecting people and being affected by people, and the side effect that ripple after that day. Nice. View all my reviews
Given a choice, would you rather do 10 years of service in the lap of luxury or in filth and hunger? Hint, they are both bad choices. How about not doing the 10 years of service? Oh, that’s too radical. Slavery mixed in with laptop computers and a Rolls Royce? Oh, that’s not weird at … More Gilded Cage by Vic James
There are no spoilers in this review beyond what you can see on the back-cover blurb – not even the name of The Big Bad Monster which Anita has to kill. There are only page counts for the big showdown. * Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter vs * Anita Blake, Angst Hunter . (If you want … More Crimson Death by Laurell K. Hamilton