Category Archives: Review

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 – The Kitchen Witch

The Kitchen Witch (Accidental Witch #1) by Annette Blair from the TBR tower I am on some cutsie/cozie book kick.  I don’t know why except they are fast stories with issues that magically work themselves out.  I think because I … Continue reading

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Review – Mabon and Pomegranate

Mabon and Pomegranate by Kimberly Richardson These are two short stories in one novel.  I received this book through First Rule Publicity for an honest review (thank you!) Genre – Modern Gothic Mabon – about a woman who never fit … Continue reading

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Review – The Paris Wife

The Paris Wife by Paula McLean Bookclub pick – purchased It was so easy to fall into this book, like how Ernest Hemingway and Hadley fell in love.  What a time, jazz, Paris, pre, and post war…short chapters convincing you … Continue reading

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Review – The Casual Vacancy

The Casual Vacancy by JK Rowling borrowed, read for Bookclub Think of an English garden.  Flowers, bees, rambly and shapeless bushes and trees, tranquil and fresh.  Ahhh, gorgeous.  Step in and notice the manure, oh no, a patch of weeds, ouch … Continue reading

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