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Book Review: Three Parts Dead, by Max Gladstone

Three Parts Dead by Max Gladstone My rating: 4 of 5 stars First book in a series, which means there is a lot of ground to lay, and Max Gladstone does a great job of doing so. This novel is … Continue reading

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Book review: Hammers on Bone by Cassandra Khaw

Hammers on Bone by Cassandra Khaw My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is an excellent horror novella. Set in London, it’s written in the style of noir crossed with Lovecraftian Old Ones on either side of the law. Beautifully … Continue reading

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Book review: Roses and Rot by Kat Howard

Roses and Rot by Kat Howard My rating: 5 of 5 stars There are lots of books that I enjoy for a number of different reasons. They are well crafted, they are beautifully written, I love the characters, the setting, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Borderline by Mishell Baker

Borderline by Mishell Baker My rating: 4 of 5 stars This urban fantasy was so excellently paced that I read this in just over a day. LA, the film industry, the fey, and a smart-mouthed disabled protagonist, Millie, who is … Continue reading

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Book review: The Obelisk Gate by N.K. Jemisin

The Obelisk Gate by N.K. Jemisin My rating: 4 of 5 stars Excellent middle book in the series. Jemisin’s worldbuilding here holds very solidly as she further tortures her characters. Essun and Nassun both are fighting for their respective lives … Continue reading

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Book review: Flowers from the Storm by Laura Kinsale

Flowers from the Storm by Laura Kinsale My rating: 4 of 5 stars I had some very complicated feelings about this book. I’m generally a huge fan of Kinsale’s work. The Prince of Midnight is, hands-down, one of my favorite … Continue reading

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Book review: Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is a really long book. I don’t say so as a criticism, more as a warning to readers for the experience to expect. If I … Continue reading

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Book review: Valentine Rogues

Valentine Rogues by Cindy Holbrook My rating: 3 of 5 stars Finished this yesterday. Once in a while, I will read an Old Skool style romance to remind me of why I prefer newer, more inclusive romance. This collection of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Too Dangerous for a Lady by Jo Beverley

Too Dangerous For a Lady by Jo Beverley My rating: 4 of 5 stars Enjoyed this as a Regency Undercover Cop tale. Sort of. Trying to prevent a revolution, Mark Thayne accidentally endangers Hermione Merriweather. Shenanigans ensue. This was enjoyable, … Continue reading

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Book review: It Happened Under the Mistletoe by Valerie Bowman

It Happened Under the Mistletoe by Valerie Bowman My rating: 5 of 5 stars THIS WAS HOLIDAY CATNIP. House party. Bored Viscount. New to the ton country relative. Trapped in a silver closet because they are both fleeing over-eager suitors. … Continue reading

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