Tag Archive: Brian Staveley

Nov 02

Book Review: The Emperor’s Blades by Brian Staveley

It took me five days to read The Emperor’s Blades by Brian Staveley. For close to three days I was engaged with Staveley’s world building, the measured progression of the plot, and the development of the novel’s three main characters – the Emperor’s daughter, Adare, and his two sons, Kaden and Valyn. Just like Katherine …

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May 05

The Locus Award Nominees Have Been Announced

I’ve been hanging out for the announcement of the Locus Award nominees. ┬áThis Award has always been an excellent snapshot of the state of (mostly) American SF&F and because my tastes have clearly drifted away from core genre, I’m curious to see how I react to the 20 novels listed below (or at least the …

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