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Renegades | Marissa Meyer
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An excellent superhero book told from a villain‘s perspective. For the full review, please visit http://benjamin-m-weilert.com/index.php/2022/09/21/book-renegades-2017/

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Project Hail Mary | Weir Andy
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Another perfect hard sci-fi adventure by Andy Weir. For the full review, please visit http://benjamin-m-weilert.com/index.php/2022/07/27/book-project-hail-mary-2021/

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Wolves of the Calla | Stephen King
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The Seven Samurai of the Dark Tower series. For the full review, please visit http://benjamin-m-weilert.com/index.php/2022/07/13/book-wolves-of-the-calla-2003...

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Abaddon's Gate | James S.A. Corey
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An exciting turning point in the Expanse series. For the full review, please visit http://benjamin-m-weilert.com/index.php/2022/06/01/book-abaddons-gate-2013/

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A significant downgrade from its predecessor. For the full review, please visit http://benjamin-m-weilert.com/index.php/2022/05/18/book-waking-gods-2017/

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Earth Awakens | Orson Scott Card
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An adequate end to a prequel series that left a few too many open ends. For the full review, please visit http://benjamin-m-weilert.com/index.php/2022/05/04/book-earth-awakens-2014/

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Earth Afire | Orson Scott Card, Aaron Johnston
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A visceral image of alien war on Earth. For the full review, please visit http://benjamin-m-weilert.com/index.php/2022/04/20/book-earth-afire-2013/

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Earth Unaware | Orson Scott Card, Aaron Johnston
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A plausible, action-packed start to the Ender‘s Game prequel trilogy. For the full review, please visit http://benjamin-m-weilert.com/index.php/2022/04/06/book-earth-unaware-2012/

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Neverwhere | Neil Gaiman
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An average institutionalized story with average British humor. For the full review, please visit http://benjamin-m-weilert.com/index.php/2022/03/23/book-neverwhere-1996/

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Shadow of the Giant | Orson Scott Card
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A great wrap-up of global affairs with room to continue Bean‘s story. For the full review, please visit http://benjamin-m-weilert.com/index.php/2022/03/09/book-shadow-of-the-giant-2005...

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The Core | Peter V. Brett
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An action-packed ending to a series with some “Men Writing Women” issues. For the full review, please visit http://benjamin-m-weilert.com/index.php/2022/01/26/book-the-core-2017/

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Some necessary (and not so necessary) short stories that round out the Lunar Chronicles. For the full review, please visit http://benjamin-m-weilert.com/index.php/2022/01/12/book-stars-above-2016/

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Winter | Marissa Meyer
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A satisfying ending to the best series of sci-fi fairy tale reimaginings. For the full review, please visit http://benjamin-m-weilert.com/index.php/2021/12/29/book-winter-2015/

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The best “understandable villain” I‘ve ever read. For the full review, please visit http://benjamin-m-weilert.com/index.php/2021/12/15/book-fairest-2015/

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Cress | Marissa Meyer
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The sci-fi Rapunzel retelling I didn‘t know I needed. For the full review, please visit http://benjamin-m-weilert.com/index.php/2021/12/01/book-cress-2014/

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Interesting hard sci-fi concepts from China. For the full review, please visit http://benjamin-m-weilert.com/index.php/2021/11/17/book-the-three-body-problem-2...

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A World Out of Time | Larry Niven
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A dry hard sci-fi novel that hasn‘t aged that well. For the full review, please visit http://benjamin-m-weilert.com/index.php/2021/11/02/book-a-world-out-of-time-1976...

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A good collection of Ted Chiang‘s early works that contains a few sparkling gems. For the full review, please visit http://benjamin-m-weilert.com/index.php/2021/10/19/book-stories-of-your-life-and...

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Augie and the Green Knight | Zach Weinersmith
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An attempt to fix the logic of the Green Knight legend. For the full review, please visit http://benjamin-m-weilert.com/index.php/2021/10/06/book-augie-and-the-green-knig...

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Caliban's War | James S.A. Corey
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An exciting, political, and action-filled hard sci-fi gem. For the full review, please visit http://benjamin-m-weilert.com/index.php/2021/09/22/book-calibans-war-2012/

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A pretty good trilogy wrap-up that might need a second read-through. For the full review, please visit http://benjamin-m-weilert.com/index.php/2021/09/08/book-the-stone-sky-2017/

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The Time Paradox | Eoin Colfer
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A standard time travel plot every book series must have. For the full review, please visit http://benjamin-m-weilert.com/index.php/2021/08/25/book-the-time-paradox-2008/

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Bill Bryson‘s travel log from his trips to Europe. For the full review, please visit http://benjamin-m-weilert.com/index.php/2021/07/28/book-neither-here-nor-there-1...

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Alamo Tree | Tana S Holmes
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A history primer for children that needs its font reworked. For the full review, please visit http://benjamin-m-weilert.com/index.php/2021/07/14/book-alamo-tree-2020/

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Some useful graduation advice from Alan Alda. For the full review, please visit http://benjamin-m-weilert.com/index.php/2021/06/30/book-things-i-overheard-while...

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A good SMBC collection with some great jokes mixed in with some new comics. For the full review, please visit http://benjamin-m-weilert.com/index.php/2021/06/02/book-science-ruining-everythi...

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The Lost Colony | Eoin Colfer
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Fresh worldbuilding and character development for the Artemis Fowl series. For the full review, please visit http://benjamin-m-weilert.com/index.php/2021/05/19/book-the-lost-colony-2006/

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Scarlet | Marissa Meyer
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A somewhat distracted but still excellent follow-up to Cinder. For the full review, please visit http://benjamin-m-weilert.com/index.php/2021/05/05/book-scarlet-2013/

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A Darkling Plain | Philip Reeve
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A satisfying ending of a unique series. For the full review, please visit http://benjamin-m-weilert.com/index.php/2021/04/21/book-a-darkling-plain-2006/

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Great character foundation through multiple short stories. For the full review, please visit http://benjamin-m-weilert.com/index.php/2021/04/07/book-the-last-wish-1993/

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A simple resource for classifying difficult people. For the full review, please visit http://benjamin-m-weilert.com/index.php/2021/03/24/book-working-with-difficult-p...

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Good Omens | Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett
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An interesting plot that suffers from British humor. For the full review, please visit http://benjamin-m-weilert.com/index.php/2021/03/10/book-good-omens-1990/

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Exhalation: Stories | Ted Chiang
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A collection of some of the best sci-fi short stories I‘ve ever read. For the full review, please visit http://benjamin-m-weilert.com/index.php/2021/02/24/book-exhalation-2019/

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A great sci-fi Cinderella retelling. For the full review, please visit http://benjamin-m-weilert.com/index.php/2021/02/10/book-cinder-2012/

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Autonomous | Annalee Newitz
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A misleading title for a book about pharmaceutical piracy. For the full review, please visit http://benjamin-m-weilert.com/index.php/2021/01/27/book-autonomous-2017/

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A challenging but eye-opening book and required reading for all white people. For the full review, please visit http://benjamin-m-weilert.com/index.php/2021/01/13/book-white-fragility-2018/

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Infernal Devices | Philip Reeve
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A jump ahead in time and the amount of violence. For the full review, please visit http://benjamin-m-weilert.com/index.php/2020/12/30/book-infernal-devices-2005/

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Predator's Gold | Philip Reeve
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Excellent world-building with so-so character relationships. For the full review, please visit http://benjamin-m-weilert.com/index.php/2020/12/16/book-predators-gold-2003/

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Blood of Elves | Andrzej Sapkowski
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A fantastic character-based high fantasy. For the full review, please visit http://benjamin-m-weilert.com/index.php/2020/11/18/book-blood-of-elves-1994/

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Ringworld | Larry Niven
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Some great science with not-so-great misogyny. For the full review, please visit http://benjamin-m-weilert.com/index.php/2020/11/04/book-ringworld-1970/

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Fool Moon | Jim Butcher
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An excellent fusion of fantasy and modern setting with a few weaknesses. For the full review, please visit http://benjamin-m-weilert.com/index.php/2020/10/21/book-fool-moon-2001/

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Fairly evident advice for a redefined group of artists. For the full review, please visit http://benjamin-m-weilert.com/index.php/2020/10/07/book-real-artists-dont-starve...

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A wonderful fairy tale mixing of fantasy and reality. For the full review, please visit http://benjamin-m-weilert.com/index.php/2020/09/09/book-the-ocean-at-the-end-of-...

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A fulfillment of four books of foreshadowing. For the full review, please visit http://benjamin-m-weilert.com/index.php/2020/08/12/book-the-dark-talent-2016/

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Leviathan Wakes | James S.A. Corey
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A perfect blending of story and hard sci-fi. For the full review, please visit http://benjamin-m-weilert.com/index.php/2020/07/15/book-leviathan-wakes-2011/

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Another superb adult fairy tale. For the full review, please visit http://benjamin-m-weilert.com/index.php/2020/06/17/book-the-truth-is-a-cave-in-t...

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Red Rising | Pierce Brown
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A male-oriented knock-off of The Hunger Games. For the full review, please visit http://benjamin-m-weilert.com/index.php/2020/04/30/book-red-rising-2014/

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Cartwright's Cavaliers | Mark Wandrey
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A cringe-inducing main character in a pretty great military sci-fi. For the full review, please visit http://benjamin-m-weilert.com/index.php/2020/04/16/book-cartwrights-cavaliers-20...

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The Final Empire | Brandon Sanderson
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The definitive “entertaining” fantasy book. For the full review, please visit http://benjamin-m-weilert.com/index.php/2020/04/08/book-the-final-empire-2006/