Category Archives: Books

Tome of Geek: The Frontier by Kenneth Tam

A while back I got my hands a wonderful alternate history book called The Grassland.  Today I look at the books sequel – and the latest book in the His Majesty’s New World series – The Frontier by Kenneth Tam. … Continue reading

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Tome of Geek: I’m an Author

Well I guess there’s no avoiding it now. I’ve grown up with the lesson that if it’s too good to be true, it probably is. It was one of those lessons my Dad taught me, repeating it over and over … Continue reading

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Tome of Geek: Godborn by Paul S. Kemp

I love the writings of Paul S. Kemp.  It started with Erevis Cale, it was renewed with Jaden Korr, reinvigorated with Egil and Nix and but most recently it’s been the tales of Vasen and Orsin in Kemp latest book, … Continue reading

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Tome of Geek: Kitty and the MIdnight Hour by Carrie Vaughn

I’ve always enjoyed Urban Fantasy ever since I read a certain book.  I don’t want to name names or pass blame – but it’s Jim Butcher’s fault.  My only problem with urban fantasy is that the line between it and … Continue reading

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Tome of Geek: The Companions by RA Salvatore

I HATED The Last Threshold. I love Drizzt books but I HATED The Last Threshold. It wasn’t that it was a bad book, far from it, but it was a book that nothing happened.  Drizzt tried to take his new … Continue reading

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Panic View: Jay Posey

In the past year or so I have been able to interview several authors for 42 Webs.  Thanks to Angry Robot Books and to the generous authors who gave up their time to answer back.  Luckily I was able to … Continue reading

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Panic View: Madeline Ashby

In the years since I’ve started 42webs the blog has changed beyond what I could have expected.  I have done things with it that I would have never thought possible.  One of the best developments was the ability to get … Continue reading

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Tome of Geek: Trickster by Jeff Somers

Today I am talking about Trickster by Jeff Somers. Trickster is an Urban Fantasy novel about magic in today’s society but unlike the rose coloured world of Harry Potter or Harry Dresden or Harry Houdini (wow – what is it … Continue reading

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Tome of Geek: Hell to Pay by Matthew Hughes

There is something sad inside you when a series comes to end.  Some, like Wheel of Time or The Dresden Files, are long series that you’ve followed for many, many, years while others are shorter, trilogies or whatnot, but when … Continue reading

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Tome of Geek: The Grasslands by Kenneth Tam

In today’s world there are lots of movies, like at least four, and thousands upon thousands of books and comics.  So this brings up a big issue – what do I read and/or watch?  What is good and what have … Continue reading

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