Calm before the nerd storm: September 2019 Recap

It’s been a difficult month in terms of getting anything actually done, to the point where I’ve had to step back from some things and use my time to just breathe, regroup and try to focus on the next thing, and hope to return to the unfinished things when the brain weasels will allow it. But if there’s going to be time to breathe, it’s probably good that it was now. October is a day away, and I’ve got things

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The Worst: Discussing Dreams of Gods and Monsters, Part 4

Well. That escalated quickly. SPOILERS WILL FOLLOW FOR CHAPTERS 32 THROUGH 42. In this part of the book, Eliza finds out where The Suits were taking her, and is left with an existential revelation (or several). Meanwhile, Karou comes up with a plan and convinces the others to go along with it – but a surprise attack throws everything into chaos… I AM NOT OKAY. Let’s discuss Dreams of Gods and Monsters.  

Outreach and outrage: The Poison Song Read-along, Part 2

Vintage and Agent Chenlo make it to Tygrish, where they immediately clash with its newly crowned queens. Meanwhile, some very unexpected trouble is in store for our battle-ready heroes as they attempt to take on a very mission-oriented Hestillion… Deep breaths. Let’s discuss The Poison Song. SPOILERS FOLLOW FOR CHAPTERS 10 THROUGH 19.

Dark days: The Poison Song Read-along, Part 1

Today we’re FINALLY returning to the world of Sarn, for the finale of the Winnowing Flame trilogy by Jen Williams. It may be overdue, but my enthusiasm has not waned – and neither has, it seems, the author’s knack for making me feel all the things. It’s going to be one hell of a ride. Let’s discuss The Poison Song. SPOILERS FOLLOW FOR CHAPTERS 1 THROUGH 9.

Warp: Discussing Dreams of Gods and Monsters, Part 2

Or, Lisa Flails About Her Messed Up Darlings. SPOILERS WILL FOLLOW FOR CHAPTERS 11 THROUGH 20. In this part of the book, the Misbegotten and the chimaera rebel forces come together, as Karou and Akiva try to forge a semblance of peace between them. It … only goes a little bit wrong? Relatively speaking? All that and more! Let’s discuss Dreams of Gods and Monsters. CONTENT NOTE: Discussion of asexual coding/representation.

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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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