November Wrap Up

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I think I read and reviewed some books during November, but the entire month feels like a blur, a NaNoWriMo instilled blur from which I’m still recovering. Actually, it feels good to catch up on all of the things that fell by the wayside. It would almost seem amazing that I got as many books read and reviewed as I did for November, except that I read a lot of them in October so that they’d be read for the November book tours. Continue reading

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Review of Diamond Fire with Excerpt and Giveaway!

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Top Ten Tuesday-The 10 Longest Books I’ve Read

Ah, the joys of being behind, she muttered sarcastically. I’ll blame it on the Columbus Day Holiday, which also happened to be Canadian Thanksgiving–Happy Belated to my friends north of the border!

Thanks to Jana for hosting. I like the fact that she says in her introduction that “you” choose to measure length. While I’m going to list the longest books I’ve read by page number, I just have to say that Justin Cronin’s The Passage (which is on the list) is the longest book I’ve ever spent time with. I chose to go audio on that and during my work commutes. I love the book, but that was a long, long, long time!

Observations: Two books with “Passage” as their titles! Only two of the novels don’t fall into sci fi/paranormal/fantasy category! Fun stuff.

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Top Ten Tuesday: 10 Authors I’d Like to Meet

This is my first time doing Top Ten Tuesday and what a(n) intimidating fun topic to start with. (Man, this took a long time to come up with. Maybe I gave it too much thought!)

First off, you know, I have to choose authors whose books just draw me in because they possess the right amount of magic and fun. But, I also like writers who are thoughtful and intelligent. And….you got the picture. I love authors who write well and entertain me and feed my brain. Continue reading

Review of The Innkeeper Chronicles Vol. 1

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The Innkeeper Chronicles (Volume One)

Ilona Andrews

Subterranean

May 31, 2017


Blurb from Goodreads: Dust jacket and interior illustrations by Doris Mantair.

Subterranean Press is pleased to present, from NYT #1 bestselling author Ilona Andrews, an omnibus of the first three novels in the Innkeeper series. Our edition will be huge (over 760 pages), with an original full-color wraparound dust jacket, as well as full-color and black-and-white interior illustrations by Doris Mantair.  Continue reading

Review of Burn for Me

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Burn for Me

(Hidden Legacy)

Ilona Andrews

October 28, 2014


Blurb from Goodreads#1 New York Times bestselling author Ilona Andrews launches a brand new Hidden Legacy series, in which one woman must place her trust in a seductive, dangerous man who sets off an even more dangerous desire…

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