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Review: Beautiful Chaos by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl

Why do I keep putting myself on the waiting list for these books? The Beautiful Creatures are books about the “caster world” in which there is a magical world that exists right along side the human world. In the first … Continue reading

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Review: The Dogs of Riga by Henning Mankell

Another Kurt Wallander novel.  This one is set in the early ’90s.  Dead bodies in a life raft wash up on shore outside of Ystad and Wallander is called in to investigate.  They discover the life raft probably came from … Continue reading

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Review:Faceless Killers by Henning Mankell

This is the first of the Kurt Wallander books.  These have been made into a TV show in the UK starring Kenneth Branagh. They also have a young Tom Hiddleston in them.  This book is about a shocking killing in … Continue reading

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Review: Maze Runner

More dystopian teen fiction.  Ah, how I love it.  This is the tale of Thomas who wakes up not knowing where he came from in a box on his way to the center of a maze. He takes his place … Continue reading

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Book Lists

So, I made this promise to myself that every other book I read this year would be non-fiction. I did this because the world is an interesting place and, to paraphrase 20th century philosopher Ferris Bueller if you don’t look … Continue reading

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Review: Over Sea, Under Stone and The Dark is Rising

This is another one of those books that was recommended to me for my book list. Although, let’s be honest. I’ve had this recommended to me over and over and over again since the very first day I started working … Continue reading

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Review: Skinny Bitch

So, I read this book in the Spring and it was just what I thought it would be: vegan motivation (ish). The goal of the book is to encourage to move from eating bad animal-rich junk to better animal-free junk. … Continue reading

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Review: Lost Hero

I loved Percy Jackson and the Heroes of Olympus. Those books were great. Percy was irreverent and funny. I liked the mini- bad guy and so I understood other characters reactions to his betrayal. I was so proud of all … Continue reading

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Review: Birdman

This was a free friday book from the barnes and noble nook blog. I read it on my birthday. It is tge story of a detective who is investigating the murders of women murdered, raped and buried in an abandoned … Continue reading

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Review: Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter

I picked this up because i saw a preview for the movie and i thought i might enjoy the book. And, i did. Abraham lincoln as a young man is introduced to the horror that is vampirism. He then discovered … Continue reading

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