Book Review: Time Enough for Love: 2/5 Stars

According to Lazarus Long love is what happens when you're not having sex. Having now read Time Enough for Love, apparently "love" primarily consists of talking about sex, and making-out with teenage girls.

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Categories: Books, Reviews
Date: 2017-02-22 23:08:40, 244 days ago

A Comparison of Three SF Anthologies

I was recently on holidays for a few weeks, and while I was away I finished off a couple of SF anthologies: The Mammoth Book of Best New SF #23 edited by Gardner Dozois [2009] (confusingly this is the same book as The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Seventh Annual Collection), and Destinies Vol 1 No 2 edited by James Baen [1979]. A couple of months ago I also read L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future Volume XXIV edited by Algis Budrys [2008]. And I thought a comparison of the three collections might offer some interesting insight into the current SF marketplace.

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Categories: Books, Reviews
Date: 2015-08-31 08:25:28, 2 years and 55 days ago

Book Review: A Throne of Bones by Vox Day: 5/5 Stars

A review of A Throne of Bones by Vox Day. (Also available from Smashwords: A Throne of Bones by Vox Day)

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Categories: Books, Reviews
Date: 2014-08-06 23:03:53, 3 years and 80 days ago

Book Reviews: Freebies from Jonathan Moeller 2/5-4/5

Jonathan Moeller has a few free ebooks that I read a while back, and rather than writing up separate reviews for them all, I'll just put them all in this one post. So, here goes, (in the order I read them):

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Categories: Books, Reviews
Date: 2014-06-18 23:03:53, 3 years and 129 days ago

Book Review: Iron Kingdoms Excursions Season One: Volume Two by Larry Correia, William Shick, & Howard Tayler: 4/5 Stars

A review of Iron Kingdoms Excursions Season One: Volume Two by Larry Correia, William Shick, & Howard Tayler

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Categories: Books, Reviews
Date: 2014-04-23 00:30:17, 3 years and 185 days ago

Book Review: Wes Parker: Monster Hunter by C.J. Pike: 4/5 Stars

A review of Wes Parker: Monster Hunter by C.J. Pike

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Categories: Books, Reviews
Date: 2014-03-27 23:03:53, 3 years and 212 days ago

Book Review: More Than Meets the Eye by Wendy Cooper: 4/5 Stars

A review of More Than Meets the Eye by Wendy Cooper.

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Categories: Books, Reviews
Date: 2014-02-24 23:03:53, 3 years and 243 days ago

Highwater Filters Webstore Review

I recently purchased a couple of Sawyer water filters from an online webstore, and when I was looking into it I couldn't find much talking about the company itself, but it's prices where a lot cheaper than the competition so I decided to give them a go anyhow, and I thought I'd do a quick write-up on how it went.

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Categories: Reviews, Linkage
Date: 2013-11-22 23:03:54, 3 years and 337 days ago

eM-4 Plastic Orcs and Dwarfs

eM-4 is a company in the UK that owns some of the old Grenadier molds; among them are a few plastic orcs and dwarfs for 22p each (about $0.30). Since I was purchasing the Combat Zone boxed set* I added in some orcs and dwarfs as well.

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Categories: Games, Reviews
Date: 2013-03-17 23:03:53, 4 years and 222 days ago

Progress Quest

You might have noticed that I haven't posted for a while. I blame Progress Quest, a truly exceptional MMORPG. It's got an engrossing plot, phenomenal graphics, truly zen sound, and is generally all round great. I've spent over 10 hours playing it Today alone.

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Categories: Computers, Games, Humour, Reviews
Date: 2009-07-27 23:03:54, 8 years and 91 days ago