Books To Binge: Xuya Universe by Aliette de Bodard

            A Universe of Twists and Beauty.             Everybody knows what a good space opera needs: at least one galaxy-spanning empire, space stations, fast ships, political shenanigans, and wars. And Aliette de Bodard’s Xuya universe provides all that – but, with a twist.             Now, things with a twist often depend on that twist alone, […]

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Books To Binge: Rebels In The Sand by Alwyn Hamilton

I confess: I only read this because Alwyn Hamilton was a Guest of Honour at SFeraKon. I have not read the Hunger Games nor Divergent either. I worked at a Croatian publishing house when The Maze Runner was all the craze and I did read that. Did not love it. I don’t know. All of […]

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Books to Binge: All Aliens Like Burgers by Ruth Wheeler

I always feel weird at Croatian conventions, which tend to nurture an intimate and immediate atmosphere, if I have read nothing written by the literary Guest of Honour. It used to be so much easier, though, to binge read an author a decade ago than today. To get around that within my quite insane schedule, […]

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Books to Binge: The Dispatcher by John Scalzi

I actually do not like writing reviews, I realized today. I find them easy to write for magazines, because magazine have their audiences, and certain expectations, and also word count limits. No obligation to be deep. That can be so daunting. And then there is the thing when I have no idea what to write […]

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Books to Binge: Green Man’s Heir by Juliet E. McKenna

I fell in love with the layered plots, vivid characters and complex worlds of Juliet E. McKenna more than a decade ago, when she was a Guest of Honour at Istrakon in Croatia. I had very little patience for series and even less for fantasy one, but that strange need to give a chance to […]

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