Daily Archives: December 7, 2019

A Review Of The 2019 YE Hot 100: Part One

Having several times looked at the YE charts [1], I thought it would be worthwhile to reflect upon the most popular music of 2019.  While 2019 was certainly a better year for music than 2016 or 2018, there was definitely … Continue reading

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Book Review: Ysabel

Ysabel, by Guy Gavriel Kay One can tell that this book was written towards the beginning of the author’s career.  For one, the author sets his story in the present-day.  For another, he uses actual historical peoples and hasn’t fully … Continue reading

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Book Review: River Of Stars

River Of Stars (Under Heaven #2), by Guy Gavriel Kay This book was a deeply moving and sad one.  Interestingly enough, the author takes as his inspiration a tragic period in Chinese history when the folly of the Song Dynasty’s … Continue reading

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Book Review: Under Heaven

Under Heaven (Under Heaven #1), by Guy Gavriel Kay I was informed about this particular series by a coworker of mine, and this book is the first of the author’s thirteen books in our library system that I was able … Continue reading

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