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Lair of Dreams (The Diviners, #2)
This long awaited sequel delivers on all the promise of The Diviners. Lair of Dreams picks up soon after the events of The Diviners. The book introduc ...more
Jul 14, 2015
Jul 07, 2015
The Philosopher Kings (Thessaly, #2)
ARC from NetGalley.

This book is a sequel to The Just City, in which Greek goddess Athena decides to see if Plato's Republic would work in the real wo
Jun 22, 2015
Jun 13, 2015
The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August
I put off reading this book despite many recommendations because of its similarities to Life After Life. I loved Life After Life, I consider it one of ...more
Apr 16, 2015
Apr 07, 2015
Dead Beautiful (Dead Beautiful, #1)
After Renee finds her parents dead under Mysterious circumstances, her Mysterious grandfather sends her to a Mysterious boarding school where she meet ...more
Feb 28, 2014
Feb 24, 2014
Baltimore Blues (Tess Monaghan #1)
I've read and enjoyed all of Laura Lippman's stand alone novels, but I've stayed away from the Tess Monaghan series, I think because there are so many ...more
Jul 16, 2015
Jul 13, 2015
The Queen of the Tearling (The Queen of the Tearling, #1)
I enjoyed the basic premiss of this book, as well as the characters but I did have some issues. Kelsea makes some very noble decisions at the beginnin ...more
Aug 22, 2014
Aug 11, 2014
A God in Ruins
Instead of a sequel, I considered this more of a companion or continuation of the fantastic Life After Life. I don't think you have to read Life After ...more
Jun 17, 2015
Feb 22, 2015
The Magician's Land (The Magicians, #3)
I know a few people who read the first book and did not continue on with the series because the characters were so unlikeable. I would encourage those ...more
Apr 28, 2015
Apr 09, 2015
The Best of Enemies
Goodreads Giveaway ARC.

I've been a fan of Jen Lancaster since her first hilarious memoir, "Bitter is the New Black". This is the first work of fiction
Jun 06, 2015
Jun 03, 2015
The Shining Girls
This was a great book. Usually I shy away from time travel books because they make now sense. Beukes takes the right approach at keeping the time trav ...more
Apr 26, 2014
Apr 22, 2014
Murder of Crows (The Others, #2)
Although I enjoyed this book, and it's predecessor Written in Red, the series is not without its flaws. In this world humans and Others live separatel ...more
Jul 07, 2015
Jul 03, 2015
All Fall Down (Embassy Row, #1)

It's difficult to being describing how much I hated this book. The premise is interesting. Years after witnessing her mother's death, Grace is sent
May 21, 2015
May 18, 2015
I'm honestly giving this three stars instead of two because the subject matter was interesting, even if the story was predictable.

Lola Wicks is a big
Feb 21, 2014
Feb 17, 2014
The Group
NetGalley Review

This book apparently caused quiet the scandal when it was first published in 1963. The story centers on a cohort of 8 girls from the V
Oct 16, 2013
Oct 07, 2013
The Goldfinch
This is one of the best books I've read in a while. The characters are rich and unique, the writing is wonderful and the plot is interesting. I though ...more
Aug 27, 2014
Jul 28, 2014
Crochet One-Skein Wonders for Babies: 101 Projects for Infants & Toddlers
NetGalley ARC.

I own other One-Skein Wonder books. As most of my stash is one or two skeins of a certain yarn, it's the perfect series for me. This edi
Jun 30, 2015
Jun 30, 2015
The Republic of Thieves (Gentleman Bastard, #3)
NetGalley Review

I have really been enjoying this fantasy series. Lynch has created a very real and unique world and the characters are rich and comple
Oct 03, 2013
Sep 15, 2013
A Hundred Summers
n 1931 Lily Dane meets Nick Greenwald through her friend Budgie. Sparks fly and Lily and Nick begin an intense and loving relationship. Fast forward t ...more
May 2013
Apr 28, 2013
Blood & Beauty: The Borgias
First Reads review.

God, the Borgias. You can't make this stuff up! I'm not going to consider plot details spoilers since you can find pretty much eve
Sep 15, 2013
Aug 20, 2013
Stitching Snow
ARC- Library Thing

The concept of Snow White in space is an interesting one, however, I did not find this storybook revamp very compelling.

The book wa
Nov 26, 2014
Nov 15, 2014
The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion
This book follows Sookie, a side character from Flagg's Welcome to the World, Baby Girl. Sookie is now nearing 60. Her life has been narrowly defined ...more
Dec 12, 2013
Dec 07, 2013
Shades of Milk and Honey (Glamourist Histories, #1)
This book is a quick fun read. The Jane Austen allusions were fun, and I liked that the author didn't over explain the slightly magical world or the " ...more
Apr 28, 2015
Apr 26, 2015
Lie Still
Emily's life has been marked by tragedy. She was raped in College and her parents died soon after. She is now married to Mike, an ex ATF agent and has ...more
Aug 26, 2013
Aug 18, 2013
After I'm Gone
This is a solid and satisfying mystery.

Like Lippman's other books, she plays with timelines and narrative. The story takes us from 1959 and takes us
Sep 04, 2014
Aug 26, 2014
Life After Life
This is one of the most beautiful books I've ever read (or listened to)in a long time. Atkinson proves herself to be an amazing author.
Nov 22, 2013
Nov 07, 2013
The Next Time You See Me
Goodreads First Reads.

When Ronnie Eastman disappears, the dark underbelly of a small North Carolina town are revealed. The narrative alternates betwee
May 26, 2013
May 18, 2013
Dangerous Creatures (Dangerous Creatures, #1)
I enjoyed the "Beautiful" series and I was excited that it would continue with Ridley and Link's stories. To be honest, I never understood their relat ...more
Dec 04, 2014
Nov 30, 2014
The Valley of Amazement
I had very mixed feelings about this book. Normally I'm a fan of sprawling historical novels, but Valley of Amazement fell flat. The story follows Vio ...more
Nov 22, 2013
Oct 16, 2013
The Mermaid's Sister
Clara's adoptive sister Maren is quickly turning into a Mermaid. In order to save her sister, Clara and her friend O'Neill must take Maren from the m ...more
Mar 27, 2015
Mar 23, 2015
The Finish: The Progress of a Murder Uncovered (Venus Squared Book 1)
ARC from Library Thing.

I was originally interested in this book because of the time period, 1770's London. The culture and fashion of this time is som
May 29, 2015
May 21, 2015
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