Category Archives: Embarrassment of Riches

Review – Monster Island

Monster Island (#1) by David Wellington (March 2006) Solid zombie book, pretty gross and gnarly but there are two main storylines and one goes off into paranormal land.  This is the first of a trilogy. Dekalb is in New York … Continue reading

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Review – Bossypants

Bossypants by Tina Fey Everyone seems to be writing memoirs these days, which I enjoy and chuckle while I read them, but find I don’t have much to say about them afterwards except for, “Oh yea, that was a fun … Continue reading

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Review – Steel

Steel by Carrie Vaughn A YA book with a heroine who figures things out fairly quickly (yay!) though she does do a few dumb things, she also knows how to fence and sort of randomly gets sucked back in time … Continue reading

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Review – Dead Iron

Dead Iron (The Age of Steam, Bk 1) by Devon Monk Western steampunk, super crazy.  Beings of The Strange and beyond, werewolves, gods walk the land and clockwork robots, or matics help build the rail.  There are humans, glim, witches, … Continue reading

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Review – Revolution

Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly, published 2010 purchased last year, Embarrassment of Riches Challenge 9/50 I really enjoyed this book.  Andi is having some hard times.  Her parents aren’t around much, her 10-year-old brother died last year and she thinks it … Continue reading

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Review – The Violets of March

The Violets of March by Sarah Jio Embarrassment of Riches Challenge 8/50 A woman goes to heal in her childhood summer vacation spot and finds a diary from the 40’s which has a tremendous effect on the present. This is … Continue reading

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Review – The Mane Event/Attraction

The Mane Event (Pride #1) & The Mane Attraction (Pride #3) by Shelly Laurenston Embarrassment of Riches 6 & 7/50 Overall – these are silly and fun, crass and hilarious, paranormal and sexy books.  Holy smokes.  They are easy and happy and … Continue reading

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