Tag Archives: Alternate History

Did she say yes to the dress? “My Real Children” -by Jo Walton (CBR#10, 8)

This is the first Jo Walton book that I have read and only heard about her through  reading Cannonball Read reviews (thanks, guys!).  Although this isn’t the Walton title that I was looking for at the library (Among Others),   it … Continue reading

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leedock’s CBR-III Review #37-“Goliath” – Scott Westerfeld

In a world where a perspicacious loris has it all figured out and the bowler hat is seemingly the international accessory for scientists, the Leviathan trilogy reigns. The conclusion to Westerfeld’s trilogy (see Leviathan and Behemoth), is an inventive spin on the … Continue reading

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leedock’s CBR-III Review #35-“The Eyre Affair” – Jasper Fforde

Another gem panned from the CBR-III goldmine. I probably never would have found this one, so thanks to those of you who reviewed it before me. The past reviews of this one were mostly positive with a few mixed emotions … Continue reading

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leedock’s CBR-III Review #27-“Behemoth” – Scott Westerfeld

Westerfeld’s follow-up to “Leviathan“, doesn’t disappoint. Mechanical golem, revolutionary Armenians, voice recording toads and acid oozing barnacles are just some of the fun this time around. The British warship “Leviathan” is now heading toward Istantbul  with an offering to appease … Continue reading

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leedock’s CBR-III Review #6 “Dreadnought” – Cherie Priest

I have a tough time writing a review for something that I’m ambivalent about. I certainly did not hate this book, but I’m not really feeling the love for it either. Explains why it took me awhile to read it, … Continue reading

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leedock’s CBR-III Review #5 “Leviathan” – Scott Westerfeld

I recently realized that I have been reading quite a few books that fall into a genre that I never knew existed. I have since crawled partially out of the cardboard box I moved into, after having a kid and … Continue reading

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