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Book review: J is for Jones #atozchallenge

Okay, I am aware that I have totally failed at this challenge, but I had this entry already 90% completed, so I thought I might as well post it anyway! Remember how I said I might change things up a … Continue reading

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Book review: I is for Island #atozchallenge

Island in the Sea of Time by S.M. Stirling starts with a mysterious, never explained event which takes the island of Nantucket from 1997* and moves it, and its inhabitants (including a Coast Guard training ship just off shore), back in … Continue reading

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Book review: H is for Harlequin #atzchallenge

The Harlequin by Laurell K. Hamilton is the book that finally made me quit the Anita Blake series. And I can put my finger on the exact thing that set me over the edge. Spoilers, I guess, for the 15th … Continue reading

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Book review: E is for Educating #atozchallenge

Educating Caroline by Patricia Cabot (aka Meg Cabot) is, plot wise, a fairly standard romance novel.  Two unlikely people meet and fall in love, despite not really wanting to, and then after a few hiccups, they live happily ever after.  … Continue reading

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Book review: D is for Dream #atozchallenge

The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater is the second book in The Raven Cycle series (fourth and final book to be published later this month). This review is likely to have spoilers for the first book just by nature of … Continue reading

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Book review: B is for Birthday* #atozchallenge

Today’s book! The Birthday of the World and Other Stories by Ursula K. Le Guin.  The reason this post is a day late is that when I glanced at the book to remind myself of details of the stories, I … Continue reading

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Book Review: A is for Anne #atozchallenge

It seems fitting to start this month long blog-a-thon with a review of a book by one of my all time favorite authors.  There was a time, when I first discovered L.M. Montgomery (thanks to a friend giving me the … Continue reading

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Uprooted by Naomi Novik

I did not love this book.  The more I think about it, I’m not sure I even liked it.  Was some of the writing very pretty?  Yes.  Was the main character likeable?  Sure.  But that’s about it for positives for … Continue reading

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The Tombs of Atuan by Ursula K. Le Guin

The Tombs of Atuan is the story of Tenar.  According to the Priestesses of the Tombs, Tenar was the reborn spirit of the First Priestess.  Tenar is taken from her family at five years old and sent to the Tombs, … Continue reading

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All Men of Genius by Lev AC Rosen

This book made me sad because I wanted to love it and I couldn’t so more than like it.  The characters were solid and the dialogue wasn’t bad but everything else was lacking.  I mean, I enjoyed the plot, but … Continue reading

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