agree with pretty much above except for the expectation thingy as Half a King being YA, I was sure it will be weaker than the usual Abercrombie; at the
Agreed, too - a perfect resolution. I'll update my letter to reflect that.
Not "guilty" pleasures at all, but I have found myself rereading any of the books in the Miles Vorkosigan series (I know, sf) and the Dresden
Don't forget Stanislaw Lem on the sf side (Polish) and the Dyachenkos (Ukrainian) and Sergei Lukyanenko (Russian) on the fantasy side.
Wow, thanks again for the well wishes, folks!
I was beginning to think there was some conspiracy going on, but then I realized that it