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Bujold, Lois McMaster

Beguilement

Bujold, Lois McMaster
First book in The Sharing Knife series. Fawn finds adventure and romance when she runs away from her problems on the family farm.

Read:

8/2010

Read Again:

8/2016

Borders Of Infinity

Bujold, Lois McMaster
Three Miles Vorkosigan stories tied together with a bit of text. The incredibly sad The Mountains Of Mourning, Labyrinth, and The Borders Of Infinity. Excellent stuff!

Words I Had To Look Up:

stone soap (pg. 201) -- Hard to find information, but it looks like the Nazis gave the condemned fake soap when they went to the showers to be gassed.

Read:

8/2010

Captain Vorpatril's Alliance

Bujold, Lois McMaster
Ivan meets a girl. Said girl meets Ivan's relatives. And he, hers.

Words I Had To Look Up:

persiflage (pg. 6) -- a frivolous or flippant style of treating a subject.
soletta (pg. 31) -- A hypothetical magnifying device constructed in space for the purpose of amplifying the solar radiation a planet receives, in order to generate power or aid in the process of terraforming.
delope (pg. 272) -- To fire a gun into the air in order to end a duel.

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1/2013

Cetaganda

Bujold, Lois McMaster
Miles Vorkosigan investigates a murder and meets the haut Lady Pel.

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12/1999

Civil Campaign

Bujold, Lois McMaster
Miles Vorkosigan falls in love and the emperor gets married. An enjoyable story.

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12/1999

Cryoburn

Bujold, Lois McMaster
Miles is on Kibou-daini to check out cryostasis corporations. I would like to know more about Nefertiti, the pet sphinx.

Words I Had To Look Up:

defenestrating (pg. 23)-- I ran across this word TWICE in the last book I read, but forgot to enter it. I'm SURE I've looked it up before, though. I ALSO just saw it in the current book I'm reading, which is book two of the book I read before this one, FYI. Oh, defenestration is the act of throwing someone (or something) out of a window. Good to know!

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7/2011

Diplomatic Immunity

Bujold, Lois McMaster
Miles is on his honeymoon, but has to go settle a dispute in Quaddiespace. Good story.

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5/2002

Ethan Of Athos

Bujold, Lois McMaster
Ethan travels to Kline Station to track down some missing bio. materials to make babies with, since they don't have or believe in women on his planet! Yikes!

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6/2006

Falling Free

Bujold, Lois McMaster
How the Quaddies came to be. Pretty good, read it before, I think.

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6/2006

Horizon

Bujold, Lois McMaster
Book four of the series. Dag and Fawn head homeward, but meet up with a couple a malices along the way.

Words I Had To Look Up:

cantle (pg. 249) -- The raised rear part of a saddle.

Read:

8/2010

Read Again:

8/2016

Komarr

Bujold, Lois McMaster
Miles Vorkosigan investigates an incident on the Planet Komarr. Very good story.

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4/2000

Legacy

Bujold, Lois McMaster
Book two of the series, Fawn and Dag are married, but his people don't like it much.

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8/2010

Read Again:

8/2016

Memory

Bujold, Lois McMaster
Miles Vorkosigan investigates who stole Simon's memory.

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12/1999

Mirror Dance

Bujold, Lois McMaster
Miles Vorkosigan goes to Jackson's Whole to help his brother

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12/1999

Paladin Of Souls

Bujold, Lois McMaster
Ista goes on a pilgrimage.

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5/2012

Passage

Bujold, Lois McMaster
Book three in The Sharing Knife series. Fawn, Dag, and the rest of the crew (and captain) are in the south.

Words I Had To Look Up:

towhead (pg. 318) -- A sandbar or low-lying alluvial island in a river, especially one with a stand of trees.

Quote:

Not a tidy heart shot, but that straw bale sure wasn't getting away. (pg. 197)

Read:

8/2010

Read Again:

8/2016

The Curse Of Chalion

Bujold, Lois McMaster
A washed-up wreck from the wars begs a job in the scullery at the castle where he used to be a page. Gets job as tutor to princess. First book in Chalion series.

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5/2012

Vorkosigan's Game

Bujold, Lois McMaster
Three stories about Miles Vorkosigan.

QUOTE:

"Where are you?" Ivan demanded suspiciously. "Stuck in limbo." "Well, I don't want any of it stuck to me," said Ivan roughly, and punched off-line.

BONUS QUOTE:

I can't believe this. Trapped in Ryoval's basement with a sex- starved teenage werewolf. There was nothing about this in any of my Imperial training manuals...

Read:

1/2000
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