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Captain Vorpatril's Alliance (Vorkosigan Saga Book&hellip by Lois McMaster Bujold
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Another in Bujolds science fiction series, focusing of Ivan Vorpatril, cousin of Miles, nephew of Cordelia and Aral. The prose is excellent as always, and the characters are far more amusing and sympathetic than most characters in science fiction. Like many of the best sci fi authors, Bujold uses the science fiction elements to tell stories about people, rather than about technology. However, in this book there are places where the characters make decisions purely to allow the plot to go where Bujold wants, and to set up her (very funny) set pieces. This annoys me, as usually she writes books where the characters behave like real people, rather than acting in inexplicable ways purely to… Read more
The Second Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
The Second Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
5.0 out of 5 stars classic kids tales, 4 Feb 2013
A set of brilliantly told short stories. 5 great stories about Mowgli (hero of the jungle book cartoon), plus two slightly weaker stories set in india, and one about a pair of inuits.
The Maze of Despair (The Wollarp Trilogy) by Will Maclean
4.0 out of 5 stars Funny quick read, 4 Feb 2013
Funny parody of choose your own adventure and fighting fantasy books.

Gets a bit repetitive eventually, but worth a look.

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