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Review of Frankenstein

Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley My rating: 5 of 5 stars I had never read this classic before. Of course, I’ve seen adaptations of it on film and in general lore. Those accounts give far more interest to the “science” … Continue reading

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Fantasy and the problem with Tolkien — The Write Stuff

The eternal dilemma of the fantasy writer: Has every story been told or can I tell an old one in a new way?  Read what Sue Vincent at The Write Stuff says about it. Regardless, I will continue to write … Continue reading

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Review: A Torch Against the Night

A Torch Against the Night by Sabaa Tahir My rating: 5 of 5 stars This sequel does not disappoint! I was eagerly waiting for this sequel to come out, having been delighted with An Ember in the Ashes. I knew … Continue reading

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Review: An Ember in the Ashes

An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir My rating: 5 of 5 stars I had not heard anything about this title or author when I bought the audiobook. I eventually also bought it in paperback because I needed the … Continue reading

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Review: The Immorality Clause

The Immorality Clause by Brian Parker My rating: 4 of 5 stars Bladerunner in the Red Light District. This title is a bit outside my usual fare. I’m not a huge fan of noir or crime novels but it looked … Continue reading

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Review: Tower of Thorns

Tower of Thorns by Juliet Marillier My rating: 5 of 5 stars Enchanting characters that will win you over. A medieval mystery series, Blackthorn and Grim are two dispossessed souls trying to do go in a world they no longer … Continue reading

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Review: Love, Rosie

Love, Rosie by Cecelia Ahern I read this book because I saw the movie and totally loved it. It’s the story of star-crossed best friends and would-be lovers – Rosie and Alex. Friends since childhood, they manage to stay closer … Continue reading

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Review: Unveiled by A.D. Trosper

Unveiled by A.D. Trosper My rating: 5 of 5 stars A.D. Trosper “unveils” another engrossing and delightful story. (See what I did there.) I have enjoyed other books by this author and I am always struck by the ease with … Continue reading

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