Review: The Windrose Chronicles by Barbara Hambly

Review: The Windrose Chronicles by Barbara Hambly

Well, it's a review of the first three books. A look at Goodreads shows that there's at least one additional novel and a number of shorter works. And, to be honest, after reading these three--The Silent Tower, The Silicon Mage, and Dog Wizard, I have no desire to ever read anything in this setting ever again. I wanted to like these books, I really did....

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I’m a two-time Hugo loser!

I’m a two-time Hugo loser!

As expected, I did not win the Hugo for Best Related Work; instead Maria Dahvana Headley's transcendent translation of Beowulf did and I couldn't be more pleased at this outcome. Maria and I have been con-friends for a number of years now, and she was a co-panelist on the very first panel I was ever on at Readercon--and she was so kind to extremely anxious...

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Hello! I'm Natalie Luhrs.

I write about books, culture, disability, and whatever else strikes my fancy. I have many opinions.

I am a two-time Hugo Award finalist, in 2017 for Best Fan Writer and in 2021 for my essay “George R.R. Martin Can Fuck Off Into the Sun, Or: The 2020 Hugo Awards Ceremony (Rageblog Edition)” in the Best Related Work category.

Please do not offer me medical advice. I have something like 10 doctors and it’s already pretty challenging to keep up with what they want me to do. I do not have the bandwidth to process any advice that doesn’t come from one of my doctors, no matter how well meant the advice may be. Thank you!

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