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PostPosted: Mon Feb 11, 2019 6:40 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The nai-spouse and I enjoyed listening to audiobook versions of two novels by Naomi Novik:
Uprooted: TLDR - apprentice to a wizard finds out she is really a druid, with Russian fable-flavored.
Spinning Silver: another Russian fable-flavored story, where a moneylender ends up becoming a Lady of a Faery Court.

I enjoyed the former much more than the latter, but both held our interest during our interstate car trips.
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 11, 2019 2:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

DW, I don't remember seeing your name in a long time! Have you been absent, or have I been oblivious??
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 11, 2019 2:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

No, not oblivious. I'm back after a long, long absence.
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 11, 2019 5:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well then welcome back!
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Big Grin Cool
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 11, 2019 8:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Space Opera by Catherynne M Valente was the best book to come out last year in the science fiction genre and should win all the awards.

Ka: Dar Oakley in the Ruins of Ymr by John Crowley was the best book of 2017, but it didn't win awards because people are too busy being oblivious to wonderful literature about immortal, storytelling crows.
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 11, 2019 8:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I bought Ka. Sadly, I won't get to it for a bit. Too much I must read first. But eventually.
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