The Steel Remains – Richard K. Morgan

Richard K. Morgan wrote, possibly, my favorite sci-fi novel, “Altered Carbon.” This is his first fantasy novel. Morgan has ignored many fantasy conventions with “The Steel Remains.” There is a gay protagonist, aliens, and gay sex between the protagonist and the alien. The sex is told with the usual Morgan detail, that is, the sex…

The Name of the Wind – Patrick Rothfuss

Out of the last four fantasy/sci-fi books I’ve started to read, this is the only one I finished. I wished I wouldn’t have. Hints of a great fantasy story at the beginning, followed by superkid / playboy going through teenage angst at a… wait for it… magic school. I enjoyed reading it, but that enjoyment…