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Under Heaven
4.10
4.5 stars

I read through this wonderful, large volume incredibly quickly. I love Kay's writing style. He writes sweeping, dramatic, stirring, epic tale...more
Sep 23, 2010
Sep 18, 2010
 
Becoming Jane Eyre
3.23
I didn't know much about the Bronte sisters, and this book brought snippets of their lives together in detail. I honestly can't remember if I've actua...more
Mar 27, 2011
Mar 23, 2011
 
Death Comes to Pemberley
3.08
I'm not much of a mystery genre reader but thought I'd give this book a try, as I do love revisiting Austen, as long as the author doesn't meddle too...more
Jul 03, 2012
Jun 30, 2012
 
Tiger Lily
3.17
I enjoyed this book set in a somewhat fantastical medieval Japan. The main character, Lily, is a peasant girl born in the year of the Tiger - strong,...more
Jun 30, 2012
May 23, 2012
 
These Three Remain (Fitzwilliam Darcy, Gentleman #3)
3.95
Much of this book was exploring Darcy's thoughts, so a little too much of the telling, not showing style of writing. Aidan also had a tendency to turn...more
Dec 27, 2010
Dec 23, 2010
 
Bright Dark Madonna (Maeve Chronicles, #3)
4.25
The whole Maeve Chronicles series is superlative, highly recommended, one of my favorites. I would recommend it for fans of strong women, Celtic fanta...more
Dec 29, 2012
May 23, 2012
 
Red-Robed Priestess (Maeve Chronicles, #4)
4.29
The whole Maeve Chronicles series is superlative, highly recommended, one of my favorites. I would recommend it for fans of strong women, Celtic fanta...more
Jan 2013
May 23, 2012
 
The Passion of Mary Magdalen (Maeve Chronicles, #2)
4.24
The whole Maeve Chronicles series is superlative, highly recommended, one of my favorites. I would recommend it for fans of strong women, Celtic fanta...more
Dec 18, 2012
May 23, 2012
 
Magdalen Rising: The Beginning (Maeve Chronicles, #1)
4.26
The whole Maeve Chronicles series is superlative, highly recommended, one of my favorites. I would recommend it for fans of strong women, Celtic fanta...more
Dec 02, 2012
May 23, 2012
 
A Matter of Magic (Mairelon, #1-2)
3.94
I picked this book up at Powell's Books this past spring, a bit on impulse, because I was looking for a good fantasy story. The setting is an alternat...more
Aug 17, 2011
Aug 12, 2011
 
Glamour in Glass (Glamourist Histories, #2)
3.74
I'm enjoying this series - a great mix of Jane Austen/the Regency period, fantasy and magic, a sweet romance, and adventure. Unlike the first book, wh...more
Sep 28, 2012
Sep 26, 2012
 
Sense and Sensibility
4.04
I'm a bit embarrassed to admit it took me this long to read this great book, as the 1995 Ang Lee / Emma Thompson movie is one of my favorite movies of...more
Jan 20, 2011
Dec 29, 2010
 
Lavinia
3.68
I really loved this book. There is a real sense of early Roman spirituality before Greek influence. Whether or not it is based in historical fact, it...more
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Apr 16, 2010
 
Duty and Desire (Fitzwilliam Darcy, Gentleman #2)
3.35
This book takes an unexpected and gothic turn. I understand it was character development and a commentary on the times, but it just didn't match Auste...more
Dec 13, 2010
Dec 13, 2010
 
An Assembly Such as This  (Fitzwilliam Darcy, Gentleman #1)
3.70
I've long wanted to know more of the Pride & Prejudice story and thought I'd give this a try. It may not be where Jane Austen would have gone, but...more
Nov 20, 2010
Nov 19, 2010
 
The Raven Queen
3.76
I know that the legend of Maeve is incomplete, but I expected more of the proud warrior, boastful tale-teller, and fierce lover of many men that I am...more
Jan 26, 2013
Jan 21, 2013
 
Persuasion
4.12
One of my favorite Jane Austen novels. There is surprisingly little dialogue in this book - so much of what happens is internal. It makes for a rich,...more
Jan 24, 2011
Dec 29, 2010
 
Shades of Milk and Honey (Glamourist Histories, #1)
3.52
I enjoyed this mix of Austen (I counted plot elements from at least 4 of her novels), an interesting form of magic, proper etiquette, and a woman inte...more
Dec 21, 2010
Jun 11, 2010
 
Emma
3.97
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Dec 29, 2010
 
Shadow of Night (All Souls Trilogy, #2)
4.00
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Jan 09, 2013
Jan 03, 2013
 
Pride and Prejudice
4.23
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Nov 14, 2010
Nov 10, 2010
 
Hild
3.77
None
Nov 26, 2013
Aug 18, 2013
 
Longbourn
3.64
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Oct 09, 2013
 
Patience & Sarah
3.87
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Jul 29, 2014
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