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All the Time in the World
All the Time in the World rated it 6 years ago
So torn about this one. It's very much a middle book, although it had been so long since I read Dragon Winter that I remembered very little about it, and relied on the strength of Lynn's worldbuilding to pull me back in. (She did, beautifully.) Her writing is so lyrical, and she crafts such compl...
Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it 6 years ago
This collection of 13 fantasy stories centered on female heroes was groundbreaking in 1979 when it was published. I loved it when I discovered it in my teens--pre-Buffy, there were few stories of adventure with strong female heroines. This held up well. Indeed, the only story I didn't enjoy at all w...
Crystal Starr Light, Raging Snarky Stormtrooper Pony
I got maybe 10 - 25 pages in and just didn't feel it. Not far enough to give a rating (hence why it is one of the few "reviews" I have that will not have a star rating), but far enough to realize that I should give this a pass.
beclaskus
beclaskus rated it 7 years ago
I'm not entirely sure what the point of this book was, then ended with a fantastic cliffhanger that would probably eventuate to another bland non event in the next book. It was free.
So Many Books, So Little Time
So Many Books, So Little Time rated it 8 years ago
This book has proved beyond a shadow of a doubt that I will never be able to get into Anne McCaffrey. Most of the stories were pretty entertaining. I think The Bully and the Beast was my favorite.
Kaethe
Kaethe rated it 8 years ago
"Like a Red, Red Rose" has a very traditional feel to it.Apparently I just wasn't in the mood for these. I found myself skipping around and unable to settle and enjoy the stories, so I decided to return it.ILL copy
target acquired
target acquired rated it 8 years ago
Elizabeth Lynn's Chronicles of Tornor are richly characterized but have no connecting characters, her style changes per book to fit the period described, and she muses challengingly on both gender and orientation. the cumulative effect of all the life journeys depicted is one that encourages careful...
target acquired
target acquired rated it 8 years ago
tough guys usually hug things out and are often on the verge of crying. in fact, when a tough guy is angry at you because you've made them feel small or stupid, sometimes they will do this awful crying/yelling combo thing which makes you feel both horrible and like you are about to get your ass kick...
target acquired
target acquired rated it 8 years ago
this is high fantasy world-building without the fantasy. the novel - indeed, the trilogy - is less about constructing a thrilling narrative and more concerned with characterization and illustrating the author's central theme: change in the world must always come - the only question is in how it is a...
Traveller
Traveller rated it 9 years ago
This anthology contains truly the worst Tanith Lee story I have ever read, and I've read quite a bit of Tanith Lee since I discovered her in my early teens. Yuck, it was like reading an effort by a juvenile... ok, analogies fail me.The other stories might be better, but I think I'll shelve it for t...
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