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Published on November 12, 2011 22:58 • 95 views
Average rating: 3.78 · 381 ratings · 148 reviews · 22 distinct works · Similar authors
First (Wrong) Impressions
3.31 of 5 stars 3.31 avg rating — 89 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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Spirits Rising (Spirit Call...
3.58 of 5 stars 3.58 avg rating — 62 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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Harvest Moon
3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 42 ratings — published 2010 — 5 editions
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What Kings Ate and Wizards ...
4.31 of 5 stars 4.31 avg rating — 48 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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Tranquility's Blaze (Tales ...
3.86 of 5 stars 3.86 avg rating — 22 ratings — published 2012 — 5 editions
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She Waits: A Short Story
3.21 of 5 stars 3.21 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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Dark Whispers (Spirit Calle...
4.31 of 5 stars 4.31 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 2013
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Road to Hell
4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 2011 — 4 editions
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Flying Kite, Crashing Ship
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3.2 of 5 stars 3.20 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 2010 — 2 editions
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Articles of the Federation by Keith R.A. DeCandido
Articles of the Federation (Star Trek)
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It hurts me to say that I couldn't get into this book. I like Keith's writing. I like all of the characters. The plot, in theory, was good. But I couldn't get into this book at all. I slogged through it, but by the end I was skipping paragraphs and o...more
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The Heiress Effect by Courtney Milan
The Heiress Effect (Brothers Sinister, #2)
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Outstanding and, so far, my favourite Milan book. This is a book about sisters, about doing the right thing even when it costs you, and standing up for what you want.

There are so few interracial couples in historical romance and the Emily/Anjan plot...more
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A Kiss For Midwinter by Courtney Milan
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Really enjoyed this one, especially all of the medical knowledge of the time weaved into it.
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The Duchess War by Courtney Milan
The Duchess War (Brothers Sinister, #1)
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Loved it. I read it one sitting.

I realize that some reviewers didn't like this book because it was too reflective of the time period. Whereas, I loved it because it was reflective. The heroine chaffs against her the confines of being a woman in a ma...more
First (Wrong) Impressions by Krista D. Ball
" This book was so much more than just a cute little love story. There were many real life issues woven throughout the course of the book. Homelessness, hunger, date rape and homophobia were all addressed in the story and the author inserted them so... " Read more of this review »
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Life, the Universe and Everything by Douglas Adams
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I didn't like this book the first time I read it. But, years later, I really find it rather hilarious and crazy. It's way out there...the universe-destroying bomb used in a game of cricket is definitely out there.

As usual, it starts to drag towards...more
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The Restaurant at the End of the Universe by Douglas Adams
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Martin Freeman does a stellar job narrating this book. He will forever be Arthur Dent in my mind.

I'm 99.45% sure I've read this book before, and yet I don't remember a thing about the second half of the book - after the restaurant. It's possible that...more
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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
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It's been a long time since I've gone through the series, and I don't think I've ever actually read it in order. So re-reading after a long time.

I listened to the audiobook by Stephen Fry. It's really good. Though, I do find the jokes and comedy stop...more
Knight Shift by Krista D. Ball
" I love these novellas. As with the two previous entries in the series, the characters carry the story. Mrs. Saunders is who I want to be when I grow up. Recurring characters Manny, Dema, and Jeremy are also fun to read about again--I am in particu... " Read more of this review »
Knight Shift by Krista D. Ball
" I enjoy this series, hate the year-long wait between books, and loved this book. Although the series is urban fantasy , there's a romantic subplot and it gets ramped up in this this book. I was teasing Krista on twitter about having written a para... " Read more of this review »
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