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by Ferrett Steinmetz
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Ceridwen
Ceridwen rated it 7 years ago
My latest at B&N SciFi. Short version: a novel magical system based on our most obsessive impulses, with characters that are themselves unusual, not because they're stupendous badasses, but the opposite. Very fun book.
Libromancer's Apprentice
Libromancer's Apprentice rated it 7 years ago
Freelance 'mancers are feared and reviled, beings of nightmares who's magic threatens tears in the fabric of the universe. Fortunately 'mancers are rare, but the magic infused crystals allowing anyone access to 'mancy as a street drug costs lives. Magic has two sides, flex and flux. Flex is the m...
bookaneer
bookaneer rated it 7 years ago
There’s something about urban fantasy. While scifi looks to the future and high fantasy escapes to a different realm, urban fantasy finds enchantment in the everyday and transforms it into pure magic. And Flex takes it to a new level. In the world that Steinmetz creates, magic is born of single-mind...
If These Books Could Talk
If These Books Could Talk rated it 7 years ago
Tedious sentence structure and a meandering plot made this a nightmare to get through. So I stopped trying.DNF
sheile
sheile rated it 52 years ago
Excellent first novel! Actually just excellent novel period. And Ferrett is a super awesome person. But that's not why you just read this. You should read it because he's written a book about interesting, flawed people and an unusual magic system that's not quite like any other book I've read.
gryphyn
gryphyn rated it 52 years ago
Excellent first novel! Actually just excellent novel period. And Ferrett is a super awesome person. But that's not why you just read this. You should read it because he's written a book about interesting, flawed people and an unusual magic system that's not quite like any other book I've read.
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