Februarius – a month in review

Roundup!

In February we celebrated Valentine’s Day.

Gabbler reviewed THE JUST CITY by Jo Walton.

We wondered if Sia was in any way inspired by Fever Ray (and we still do).

And we launched a giveaway for 5 print copies of THE AUTOMATION that ends on St. Patrick’s Day. And there’s also a call for reviewers in that same post, too. Check it out.

February, Leandro Bassano.

[“BLA and GB Gabbler” (really just a pen name – singular) are the Editor and Narrator behind THE AUTOMATION, vol. 1 of the Circo del Herrero series. They are on facebook, twitter, tumblr, goodreads, and Vulcan’s shit list.]

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5 copies of THE AUTOMATION are being given away!

Check out Goodreads. 

Ends Saint Patrick’s Day.

Good luck!
Good luck!

[“BLA and GB Gabbler” (really just a pen name – singular) are the Editor and Narrator behind THE AUTOMATION, vol. 1 of the Circo del Herrero series. They are on facebook, twitter, tumblr, goodreads, and Vulcan’s shit list.]

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Gabbler’s Goodreads Review of THE JUST CITY by Jo Walton

The Just CityThe Just City by Jo Walton

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

A lack of books like these is what got me so interested in B.L.A.’s works to begin with. Superb work.

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[“BLA and GB Gabbler” (really just a pen name – singular) are the Editor and Narrator behind THE AUTOMATION, vol. 1 of the Circo del Herrero series. They are on facebook, twitter, tumblr, goodreads, and Vulcan’s shit list.]

all yellow B&N | Amazon | Etc.

The Just City by Jo Walton

Intellectus Speculativus

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One day, in a moment of philosophical puckishness, the time-travelling goddess Pallas Athene decides to put Plato to the test and create the Just City. She locates the City on a Mediterranean island and populates it with over ten thousand children and a few hundred adult from all eras of history . . . along with some handy robots from the far human future.

Meanwhile, Apollo – stunned by the realization that there are things that human beings understand better than he does – has decided to become a mortal child, head to Athene’s City and see what all the fuss is about.

Then Socrates arrives, and starts asking troublesome questions.

What happens next is a tale only the brilliant Jo Walton could tell.

This review will contain SPOILERS
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I am a Classicist (well, ancient historian) by academic training, so when Tor said they were bringing out a book…

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