I Recently Finished Reading: Beyond the Blue Event Horizon

I've read Gateway more than once, but I had never been able to get through the sequel. I started it a few times, but never got very far before picking something else. This time, though, I decided to push through and really give it a chance. The story picks up a number of years after … Continue reading I Recently Finished Reading: Beyond the Blue Event Horizon

I Recently Finished Reading: Lure of the Dead

One of the things that I've really enjoyed with this series is that each book is a fully self-contained story. There is a larger, series-wide story, but it tends to stay in the background. It still moves forward with each book, but it does so somewhat quietly. The 10th book, Lure of the Dead, is … Continue reading I Recently Finished Reading: Lure of the Dead

I Recently Finished Reading: Beguilement

Bujold is one of my favorite authors, but I've been putting off starting this series for quite a while. I finally started reading Beguilement, and I'm glad that I waited so long to read it. I want to start off with the biggest issue I had with this book: it's obviously the first in a … Continue reading I Recently Finished Reading: Beguilement

I Recently Finished Reading: The Menace from Earth

I started this collection of short stories thinking it was a novel. Since I was listening to the audiobook, there was no table of contents or dust jacket for me to look at either. I actually made it halfway through before I realized that the story titles weren't just chapter titles. I decided to go … Continue reading I Recently Finished Reading: The Menace from Earth

I Recently Finished Reading: Paladin of Souls

It's been a long time since I've read Paladin of Souls. This book, as well as its predecessor, introduced me to Lois McMaster Bujold, and she's been one of my favorite authors ever since. While the story of the novel takes place in the same world as The Curse of Chalion, and after the events … Continue reading I Recently Finished Reading: Paladin of Souls