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scottmarlowe

Scott Marlowe - Fantasist

All about what I'm reading and writing.

Currently reading

Degrees of Delusion
Lindsay Buroker
Age of Wonder How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science
Richard Holmes
Washington's Crossing
David Hackett Fischer
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Very imaginative and readable. Great voice for the individual characters and a unique take on historical fantasy. Great read!...
Leviathan - Scott Westerfeld, Keith Thompson
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Good storytelling but ultimately I found most of the characters flat and uninteresting. The only exception is Teucer, whom I ...
The Hammer - K.J. Parker
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Tremendous finish but took way too long to get there. Throughout the last maybe 50 pages the author had a knack for using the...
Maelstrom - Taylor Anderson
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Pretty shallow writing and a meandering story, but at least I can now check this classic off the list.
A Princess of Mars - Edgar Rice Burroughs, John Seelye
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reviewed: The Mythical Man-Month: Essays on Software Engineering
Sound principles though the technology examples are in some ways dated.
The Mythical Man-Month: Essays on Software Engineering - Frederick P. Brooks Jr., Frederick Brooks
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reviewed: George Washington
Concise and informative.
George Washington - William Roscoe Thayer
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John Elliott is kidnapped from Earth by aliens in order to help train them to fight in an imminent war. That premise right th...
The Toad King: A Soldier's Story - Ward Best
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I still have this book and many of the original Dungeons & Dragons books in a box upstairs. It's been years and years since I...
Official Advanced Dungeons & Dragons Monster Manual: An Alphabetical Compendium of all the Monsters Found in AD&D, Including Attacks, Damage, Special Abilities, and Descriptions - Gary Gygax
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I received Murder in the Boughs from the author via a GoodReads giveaway. Murder in the Boughs is a standalone novel and, unf...
Murder in the Boughs: Hank Mossberg, Private Ogre Book 1 -
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Good pacing, action, and characters make this is an enjoyable read. As this is a prequel novella, I'm looking forward to read...
Flash Gold - Lindsay Buroker
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I couldn't finish this one. It seemed to just go off on too many little tangents. Too bad, cause it had a good beginning.
Demonsouled - Jonathan Moeller
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A fun read with plenty of action and suspense. The character development remains a bit shallow, but there's enough going on t...
Crusade (Destroyermen) - Taylor Anderson
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Most of the negative reviewers on this one have got it right. Undeveloped characters, a meandering story that never really gr...
The Last Days of Krypton - Kevin J. Anderson
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