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Book Review :: A Storm of Swords by George R.R. Martin

And so A Song of Ice and Fire series continues with the third installment, A Storm of Swords. I finished this book in late August / early September and—without going bit by bit through the novel—let’s just say I enjoyed… Continue Reading →

Book Review :: The Virgin Cure by Ami McKay

“I am Moth, a girl from the lowest part of Chrystie Street, born to a slum-house mystic and the man who broke her heart.” So begins The Virgin Cure, a novel set in the tenements of lower Manhattan in the… Continue Reading →

Book Review :: The Little Shadows by Marina Endicott

The Little Shadows will be published on September 27, 2011 but is already receiving a ton of buzz (including the Giller longlist Reader’s Choice). And I have to say that the praise is well-warranted. Gentle prose, quiet plot, and enticing… Continue Reading →

Book Review :: A Clash of Kings by George R.R. Martin

A Clash of Kings is the second book ins George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series (aka The Game of Thrones). After becoming absorbed in the first book, A Game of Thrones, I picked up a copy… Continue Reading →

Book Review :: Voyager by Diana Gabaldon

The good news is that I didn’t cry as much reading Voyager (book three in the Outlander Series) as when I read Dragonfly in Amber. But I still fell hard for the story and the characters. Diana Gabaldon just has… Continue Reading →

Book Review :: Dragonfly in Amber by Diana Gabaldon

Nearly immediately after finishing Outlander, the first book in the Outlander series by Diana Gabaldon, I picked up book two, Dragonfly in Amber. [Click here for my review of Outlander] The first book had immediately drawn me in to Claire… Continue Reading →

Book Review :: Outlander by Diana Gabaldon

Outlander by Diana Gabaldon is the first in a historical semi-mythical series which includes war and violence, relationships, family and society, questions of morality, honour, and spirituality, love and sex, adventures, journeys, and violence. Truly, this book has everything I… Continue Reading →

Book Review :: A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin

I picked up this book when I heard about the series HBO was producing and the guy at the till said “your friends won’t see you for weeks.” Confused, I asked why. “You’ll need to catch up on the entire… Continue Reading →

Book Review :: A Red Herring Without Mustard by Alan Bradley

Alan Bradley wove another enjoyable and intriguing tale starring Flavia de Luce, the darker, British version of Harriet the Spy. I had already fallen hard for Flavia when reading The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie and The Weed… Continue Reading →

Book Review :: The Weed That Strings the Hangman’s Bag by Alan Bradley

As soon as I finished the first book in the Buckshaw Chronicles, The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie, I picked up my ARC of The Weed That Strings the Hangman’s Bag. I am so pleased I had it… Continue Reading →

Book Review :: The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley

I have been remiss in posting this review because I’m already absorbed in the next book in the series. However, I really enjoyed The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley and believe it should get the… Continue Reading →

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