Monthly Archives: April 2010

A Certain Wolfish Charm, Lydia Dare

Lily Rutledge has been the caretaker of her orphaned nephew, for since the deaths of his parents when he was six, and he is now 12.  Within the past few weeks, Oliver, the young Earl of Maberly, has become moody, … Continue reading

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Diana Gabaldon Reads Dana Stabenow Too

Title of Post: The Methadone List (April 27) For those who like series, mysteries, books with rich, idiosyncratic settings, engaging characters, Strong Women (which frankly, I think is getting to be something of a cliché’—not the women themselves, of course, … Continue reading

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Alanna: The First Adventure (Song of the Lioness, Book 1), Tamara Pierce

Alanna: The First Adventure (Song of the Lioness, Book 1) is the first book in the series written by Tamara Pierce, published by Simon Pulse. The targeted age group is 9 to 12 and the date of first publication: 1983 … Continue reading

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Arrows of the Queen, Mercedes Lackey [Guest Review]

Arrows of the Queen (Heralds of Valdemar) by Mercedes Lackey is the first book in the series. This guest review was written by Janet Webb aka @JanetNorCal for April’s TBR Challenge. No ebook could be found (cries) ***** Thank you … Continue reading

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Inside Out, Maria V. Snyder

Having read and loved Poison Study, I was glad to try Maria Snyder’s new book, Inside Out, a YA novel.  The protagonist is Trella, a teenaged girl who toils as a “scrub”, a person designated as a cleaner of Inside, … Continue reading

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Comics: Irredeemable written by Mark Waid and Peter Krause (Illustrator)

IRREDEEMABLE (BOOM! Studios 2009) written by Mark Waid and illustrated by Peter Krause with the afterword provided by Grant Morrison. I am posting about the digital edition of this comic book. If you have an iPhone or better yet, an … Continue reading

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Silver Borne (Mercy Thompson Series), Patricia Briggs

SILVER BORNE (Ace 2010) written by Patricia Briggs, hardcover list price of $24.99 and is apart of the Agency 5 (links to Diesel ebooks article). SILVER BORNE is the fifth book in an ongoing series featuring coyote shape-shifter and mechanic … Continue reading

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The Darkest Room: A Novel, Johan Theorin

THE DARKEST ROOM: A NOVEL (Delta 2009) written by Johan Theorin and translated by Marlaine Delargy is the second crime fiction novel that is apart of a loosely connected quartet of books set on the island of Öland. The Swedish … Continue reading

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