Archive of 2010 August

31Aug2010
Author
Caren
Category
Fantasy, Fiction, Young Adult
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Chalice and Avalon High

One advantage to having a nursing infant is the opportunity to sneak in a chapter here and there throughout the day (and night).  One disadvantage is finding the time to write about what I've read when I can think in coherent thoughts and type with both hands! A while back, I read several quick YA fantasies, but haven't had the time to write about them until now.  The first was Chalice, by Ro

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18Aug2010
Author
Caren
Category
Fiction, Mystery
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Feeding my Mary Russell obsession

Yes, I'll admit it.  I'm addicted. You're going to get tired of hearing me talk about Laurie R. King's Mary Russell series long before I get tired of reading them. It's hard to resist the allure of intelligent, complex characters in what promises to be an entertaining mystery. So while I do try to read other things, every so often I have to indulge and pick up the next few installments. Recent

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13Aug2010
Author
Jenny
Category
Fiction
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The Scarlet Pimpernel

When I told a friend of mine that I was reading The Scarlet Pimpernel, she clasped her hands to her face, gasped and exclaimed, "That's my most favorite book ever!  It's so romantic!"  Then she swooned.  It's a good thing I had my smelling salts handy so I could revive her.  You never know when you'll need smelling salts, by george. Do you remember reading about the French Revolution and

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