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The Walk by Naomi Alderman

I finished reading the Event Horizon stories last week, and haven’t found an equivalent anthology to replace it yet. So, I thought I’d review some audio stories instead. The Walk is a podcast that’s meant to be listened to while you’re outside walking. While I don’t remember how I first heard about it, I thought the premise was intriguing and checked it out.

Published: 2018 by Panoply and available to listen to free online at your favorite podcast app

Genre: apocalyptic serial fiction

Length: 31 episodes, each around 25 minutes long

Setting: Inverness, Scotland to London, England

Summary: Short version: A group of people try to stop an AI from taking over the world Continue reading

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The Realms of the Gods by Tamora Pierce

Miss Adventure got me reading the Protector of the Small series which takes place after the events in this series. I decided to make an effort to finish listening to this book (which I’ve had on my plate for months), the fourth book in the Immortals series.

Published: 1996

Genre: YA fantasy

Length: 347 pages

Setting: mostly the Divine Realms and a bit of Tortall, soon after the events of Emperor Mage

Summary: Short version: A final confrontation between the powers of Chaos and Order Continue reading

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Clockwork Boys by T. Kingfisher

A saw a brief review raving about this book recently. Kingfisher is the pen name for Ursula Vernon’s adult books. I enjoy her writing style (I’ve reviewed Harriet the Invincible) and was able to get a copy for my Kindle before I left for the Bahamas.

Published: 2017

Genre: fantasy

Length: 230 pages

Setting: mostly on the way to Anuket City in a medieval technology fantasy world

Summary: Short version: Slate puts together a team to go to Anuket City through enemy lines Continue reading

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Enchanter’s End Game by David Eddings

This is the fifth and final book in The Belgariad. I’m excited to finally finish the series, not only for my reading challenge but because I borrowed the series from a friend over a year ago. I’ll be able to return the books and remove the guilt of having taken so long to finish the series.

Published: 1984

Genre: sword and sorcery fantasy

Length: 372 pages

Setting: Gar of Nadrak, Mishrak ac Thull, Mallorea, and the Isle of the Winds, soon after the events of Castle of Wizardry

Summary: Short version: Belgarion finally meets Torak and vanquishes him Continue reading

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The Waste Lands by Stephen King

This is the third book in the Dark Tower series that I read a decade ago.

Published: 1991

Genre: fantasy

Length: 422 pages

Setting: five weeks after The Drawing of the Three, traveling through Mid World Continue reading

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