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Hunter, Healer

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part two of the society. the first was called The Society. and they were pretty evidentlywritten as one workan split in two. a bit more happens in this half character are better developed and she ocasionally gets abit of the wall with her similes and metaphors. iT is all rolled up into a rather to neat looking ending.
Firebird

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Based on the Russian folktales with heavy influences from the ballet, but you are not suprsed to hear that which is the main problem it is all too predictable though ocasionally the prose gives it a bit of spark.
Firebird

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Based on the Russian folktales with heavy influences from the ballet, but you are not suprsed to hear that which is the main problem it is all too predictable though ocasionally the prose gives it a bit of spark.
Paladin of Souls

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This is the second book Lois McMaster Bujold has set in this world. The protagonist in this one having a minor role in the last. I found that I had forgotten the events of the first but The author was skill full in providing just enough background without retelling 5the tale.Our Heroine recently recovered from twenty years of guilt induced madness after a disasterous and deadly, god-inspired attempt to lift a curse. pretends a pious wish for pilgrimage to escape her anxious guardians. In truth She has had enough of gods.They however have not had enough of her. They start encountering the demon possessed. What exactly do they want her to do about it and will she.I like the limited, somewhat Loa like, nature of the gods in this High Feudal fantasy world.Its easily differentiated, likabe characters. and slow building but original plotting. but it lacks the emotional involvement she is capasble of in her best work.
Ecko Rising

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Cyberpunk rebel from a distopian future finds himself in a fantasy world and assumes he is trapped in a VR.Ok. you know those films where the director says it was a good film until the studio decided it was to long then cut the exposition and just kept the action? That.
The Society

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Slow moving plot with no suprises a cliffhanger ending,and cliched brooding hero in need of redemption. Psionics are nicely handled.
Sorcery & Cecelia: Or, The Enchanted Chocolate Pot

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An enjoyably epistolic fantasy the writer started with no plot or background just writing each other a letter in character. the a setting a Regency romance with with added magic, When a plot emerged and so they cleaned it up and published it.This was obviously a lot of fun for the participants they continually strive to outdo themselves on regency language mores and background. while doing their best to help each others respective plot lines along. rather than trampling them. It does not gel perfectly, there are time when their respective visions of the time seem some how just a bit at variance though I could not put a finger on it. Maybe and oddly it was they total inability of their respective characters, good friends though they were to disagree. One had only to say something for the other to confirm it:^)On the whole it was like watching two dancers cooperating on an choreographed dance, some capoerista playing the game or people doing a two man Kata. Not perfect but each determined to look good and make the other look better.This was read for the YA group here.
It Happened One Autumn: The Wallflowers, Book 2

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light likable historical romance second in series about four women with a the villainous seducer is enjoyably clichés and set up the next book in a tantalising epilogue.
Set This House in Order: A Romance of Souls

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Andy Guage has Multiple Personality Disorder. The personalities though separate seem reasonably well intagrated. Then his impulsive boss spot some ne else with MPD Recruits her and pushes Andy into helping the new woman bring some order to herself. But Andy is not as well integrated as first appearences suggest.Another Tiptree award and once more one that did little or nothing to affect my thinking on gender issues.
A Curious Courting

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There are two types of romance story dealing with the regency period The regency historical in which bodices can and do get ripped. and the Regency romance in which sex stops at the neckline and often before. this is definitely one of the latter though there is a scene where our heroine repulses a suitor who tries to turn it int the former.what to say stiff necked thoughtfully socialite man decides to stay away from town after a potential falls through and encounter a well to do independent woman who has never come out into society. Like so many romance books it is flawed I often found it hard to judge peoples moods from their behaviour. and there were various inconsistencies but so what a fun read with likable characters
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