Tag Archives: Frozen

“Frozen” by Meljean Brook

17 Jan

Frozen“Frozen” by Meljean Brook

First thing you need to know, in case you’ve missed it–or if you are new here, in which case, Hi, there! welcome to my little, often profane corner of the internet!-: I’m a fan of Meljean Brook.

I absolutely adore her Iron Seas stories–she has created an amazing, complex and fully developed world that I wish I could spend more and more time in. Because I suck, I’ve only reviewed the first novella in the series, “Here There Be Monsters,” so far but I aim to correct that horrible, terrible, no good oversight this year.

Anyway.

Something else you may not know is that I am absolutely not a fan of serials, or even of those trilogies/series where you have the unresolved romance, with cliffhangers, for a number of books.¹ I need to know there is an end before I get hooked, as I’ve been burned a few times too many with dangling plot lines and orphaned characters.

So, as a rule, I just don’t do serials.

However, when Ms Brook said she would be posting “Frozen” as a serial on her blog–back in August 2014–I faithfully stalked the place until the last delicious line came out.

(And that, even though I had signed on to get an ARC well before this.)

Of course, I did get the ARC later on, and then promptly bought my very own copy once it came out, ’cause I like it just that much.

And here, just a teenie tiny little bit late *cough* is my review.

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Despite appearances, not everything sucks

17 Oct

For those who have been reading this here blog for the past oh, three weeks? It may seem that indeed I’m always in a rage–or at least fairly angry on a regular basis.

Bad of me to disappoint you, but this is  not true.

In fact, again despite appearances, I’m often quite happy.

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