Miles Vorkosigan 5
Old School Wednesdays is a weekly Book Smuggler feature. We came up with the idea towards the end of 2012, when both Ana and Thea were feeling exhausted from the never-ending inundation of New and Shiny (and often over-hyped) books. What better way to snap out of a reading fugue than to take a mini-vacation […]
The Feats of Strength are an integral part of our annual Smugglivus Tradition. In previous years, the Feats of Strength were a challenge in which we dared each other to read a book that we knew was so far beyond the other’s comfort zone as to put it in another galaxy altogether. This year, we […]
Title: Cetaganda Author: Lois McMaster Bujold Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Baen Publication Date: October 1996 Paperback: 302 Pages The fifth installment of the Hugo-award winning adventures of Miles Vorkosigan. In this novel Miles Vorkosigan and his cousin Ivan travel to Cetaganda, the long-standing enemy of Barrayar, to represent their Barrayar at the funeral of the […]
It’s time for another Guest Dare – the November edition. For those new to the feature, our Guest Dare is a monthly endeavor in which we invite an unsuspecting victim to read a book totally outside of their comfort zone. You can read all previous Dare posts HERE. This month’s victim is the fabulous Rhiannon […]
Title: “The Mountains of Mourning” and The Vor Game Author: Lois McMaster Bujold Genre: Science Fiction Stand Alone or Series: Second and third installments to the Miles Vorkosigan saga Summary: (from amazon.com) “THE MOUNTAINS OF MOURNING” Twenty year old Ensign Miles Vorkosigan plays detective in a murder case, and tests the balance of power as […]
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