Recap: April 2016

April is over, and that means it’s time to look back at what got done, what got read and what’s coming up around here…

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SF/F Read Alongs: Kushiel’s Justice, Part 7

In this week’s section, Imriel is on the hunt for Berlik alone. It’s also time for some quiet reflection and deep thought, for our hero…

Lynn at Lynn’s Book Blog is our host this week as we cover chapters 47 to 56, and you can find the complete schedule for this Read Along here. Spoilers below!

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SF/F Read Alongs: An Artificial Night, Part 4

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It’s the final part of An Artificial Night, and there are turning points ahead for everyone…

Questions are mine this week, and as always you can keep track of the schedule and posts here.

Spoilers below!

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SF/F Read Alongs: The Lies of Locke Lamora, Part 4

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It’s a full-on epic finale this week. Just who is coming out on top, richer and cleverer than everyone else? The answer might (not) surprise you.

Spoilers, spoilers everywhere…

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Riverside Read Along: The Fall of the Kings, Part 2

I am now halfway into this book, and things seem to be escalating pretty quickly – especially after the slow burn of last week. This brings interesting developments, and some potentially problematic notes…

Trigger warning: for discussion of sexual abuse/possible rape.

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Temeraire Read Along: The Schedule for Temeraire

I have news today!

As I’m two weeks away from the end of the Riverside Read Along at this point, I got to thinking about books and/or series I could continue the Twitter live reading with, as it’s turned out to be a lot of fun so far. I recently ran a Twitter poll to help me decide which of a few options to go with next, and Naomi Novik’s Temeraire came out on top! So here’s the info on the live read for Book 1, Temeraire (or His Majesty’s Dragon if you’re in the US).

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SF/F Read Alongs: Kushiel’s Justice, Part 6

In this part of Kushiel’s Justice, Dorelei’s nearest and dearest are on the warpath – perhaps literally – and a secondary character rises somewhat to the fore…

This week’s questions are from Emily at Emma Wolf, and cover chapters 38 to 46.

Spoiler alert!

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SF/F Read Alongs: An Artificial Night, Part 3

Toby’s business with Blind Michael isn’t over this week, and there are loyalties – and true colours? – coming out left and right as she prepares for round two…

Lynn at Lynn’s Book Blog is our host for week 3, and you can follow the Read Along schedule here.

Spoiler warning!

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SF/F Read Alongs: The Lies of Locke Lamora, Part 3

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We are into the third week of this Read Along, which shall henceforth be known as the Week of I WAS NOT READY.

Oh god. My heart.

Spoilers aplenty below!

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Riverside Read Along: The Fall of the Kings, Part 1

TFotKOnward into the third and final(?) Riverside novel we go! The live read for this one started on Twitter on Sunday night, and as with the directions taken in The Privilege of the Sword compared to Swordspoint, this one takes an entirely new path again. There’s a much longer passage of time between this book and TPOTS, for one thing. For another, the University and those who attend it feature much more prominently. Oh, and we’ve got another new set of characters front and centre.

Let’s talk about stuff. With spoilers!

 

 

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