Archive for November, 2004

Spin State by Chris Moriarty

by Jennifer on Monday, November 29th, 2004

Spin State [3.5/5] by Chris Moriarty (Bantam Spectra, September 2003) After a bungled mission that hints at serious conspiracy in high places, Major Catherine Li (peacekeeper and war hero) is posted back to her home planet to investigate the murder of a construct, famous for having invented quantum teleportation. The politics are complicated; the secrets […]

More book reviews (finally)

by Michael on Sunday, November 21st, 2004

I’ve managed to fall fairly far behind on actually posting reviews of the books I’ve read, so I’m going to start trying to catch up by posting my comments about several books at once. The comments are, for the most part, brief, and in large part that’s because it’s been a while since I read […]

The Raven and the Nightingale by Joanne Dobson

by Jennifer on Sunday, November 21st, 2004

The Raven and the Nightingale [2/5] by Joanne Dobson (Bantam, September 2000) When series protagonist Karen Pelletier (literature professor at a New England college) receives a box of papers purportedly from a 19th-century poet who supposedly drowned herself for love of Edgar Allen Poe, it sets into motion a series of events which results in […]