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reviewed Oathbringer by Brandon Sanderson (The Stormlight Archive, #3)

Brandon Sanderson: Oathbringer (Hardcover, 2017, Dragonsteel Entertainment, LLC) 4 stars

The eagerly awaited sequel to the #1 New York Times bestselling Words of Radiance, …

Review of 'Oathbringer' on 'Storygraph'

5 stars

I thought the book dragged a bit, and I was planning to take a break from the series, but that ending went hard. 

Joy Harjo: Conflict Resolution for Holy Beings (2017, W. W. Norton & Company) 4 stars

Review of 'Conflict Resolution for Holy Beings' on 'Storygraph'

5 stars

There is still burning though we live in a democracy erected over a burial ground. / This was given to me to speak. / Every poem is an effort at ceremony.

reviewed Acceptance by Jeff VanderMeer (The Southern Reach Trilogy, #3)

Jeff VanderMeer: Acceptance (2014) 4 stars

Acceptance is a 2014 novel by Jeff VanderMeer. It is the last in a series …

Review of 'Acceptance' on 'Storygraph'

5 stars

Loved the first book in the series. The next two were different from what I expected, but well written.

Claudia Rankine: Citizen (Paperback, 2014, Graywolf Press) 4 stars

A provocative meditation on race, Claudia Rankine's long-awaited follow up to her groundbreaking book Don't …

Review of 'Citizen' on 'Storygraph'

5 stars

How to care for the injured body,

the kind of body that can’t hold
the content it is living?

And where is the safest place when that place
must be someplace other than in the body?

reviewed Authority by Jeff VanderMeer (The Southern Reach Trilogy, #2)

Jeff VanderMeer: Authority (2014) 4 stars

"In the second volume of the Southern Reach Trilogy, questions are answered, stakes are raised, …

Review of 'Authority' on 'Storygraph'

4 stars

I didn’t like the shift away from Area X to the Southern Reach, esp the office politics and spy stuff.