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Go your own way: The Bitter Twins Read-along, Part 2

It’s week two of our continuing Winnowing Flame Read-along, and things are getting pretty tense! As if they weren’t already… As most of the party set out on separate missions, Vintage is left holding down the fort, and it doesn’t take long for some interesting newcomers to pay a visit… Let’s discuss The Bitter Twins. Spoilers follow for chapters 13 through 22.

Prepare for war: The Bitter Twins Read-along, Part 1

Life with their war beasts hasn’t been all roses for our heroes since we saw them last. They’re spending more time fighting amongst themselves than preparing to fight their enemies. And then there’s the matter of Hestillion having crossed enemy lines… Deep breaths. Let’s discuss The Bitter Twins. (Spoilers follow for chapters 1-12.)

20 Books of Summer

Wyrd and Wonder has wound down, I’ve enjoyed a few days of decompressing, and I’ve begun to gather my wits (and my reading lists) for the next round. And it’s with excellent timing that I’ve discovered a new challenge floating in the blogosphere, one that will see me through the summer with a reading aim to keep me focused! Let’s talk about 20 Books of Summer.

May 2019 Recap: Wyrd and Wonder

It is May 31st, and I’m wondering where the heck the month went. I mean, I do that a lot anyway – but this month was particularly whirlwind-ish. But it was a lot of fun and I’m a little sad that it’s over! Let’s look back at what got done.

Top Ten Tuesday: Here Be Dragons

It’s the final Tuesday of May, and that means it’s time for my most anticipated fantasy-themed top ten of the month. Today, I am all about dragons! Big ones, little ones, good and evil ones, from clever swindlers to bookish companions – whether they’re well loved favourites or still waiting their turn on my TBR, they’ve all got a place on the treasure hoard!

The Ninth Rain Read Along, Part Three

Our unlikely band of heroes is beset by enemies and monsters on all sides this week, as their journey is quite literally derailed, leaving them scrambling to find shelter – and re-examining certain priorities. Meanwhile, the depth of Hestillion’s dedication to saving Ebora becomes increasingly illuminated… Let’s discuss The Ninth Rain. (Spoilers follow for chapters 24 through 36.)

Top Ten Tuesday: Witches and Wizards

Magic is fun. Magic is dangerous. It can be used to create or to destroy, to provide solutions, or to thwart your enemies. It represents power, but that’s often less important than what one plans to do with it. In today’s Wyrd and Wonder post, I’m talking about some of my favourite practitioners of that old arcane art, in all of its terrible glory. Behold…

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Dear Geek Place is my new home on the internet, though I've been around here before - I am the blogger formerly known as @EffingRainbow. Here, you can still find reviews of science fiction and fantasy books, but hopefully more besides, as I throw myself cheerfully out into the world and attempt to chronicle my experiences, one adventure at a time.

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