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The Last Witchfinder

Recommended by AuntiePam - also fan of author

Jennet Stearne, the main character of the novel, is a stubborn, inquisitive natural philosophe
Jan 12, 2012
Nov 21, 2007
Finished the audiobook of this novel earlier this month and IMHO - Pterry's still got it.

He calls this novel a "historical fantasy" - where a young s
Oct 12, 2012
Aug 31, 2012
Some may consider my tastes simplistic, but I prefer novels where the protagonist is likable (one reason I've yet to read Lolita, I suspect). However, ...more
Mar 07, 2014
Feb 10, 2014
Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal
LIB REQ 6/3 - Audiobook version. Started 11 Jun 2008 -
Fisher Stevens is a good reader & apparently having a lot of fun with it!

Jan 06, 2014
Sep 05, 2007
Sunset and Sawdust
Read thru the ebook version of this novel, courtesy of the Indiana Digital Media consortium. Ye gods, Landsdale is not kind to his characters ... the ...more
Aug 02, 2013
Aug 01, 2013
Wonder Show
Found this novel while browsing new books thru the digital library consortium; it got mixed reviews on GoodReads, and the description sounded interest ...more
Apr 29, 2013
Apr 23, 2013
Amazon First selection - June 2014 - interest in topic & author.
Jun 18, 2014
Jun 01, 2014
My Name is Not Easy
I picked this book up from the local library after finding out about it via the Kindle Daily Deal earlier this month - then I read several positive re ...more
Jan 15, 2013
Jan 07, 2013
The Stress of Her Regard
Am nearing the end of this noveland while this is only the third book of Powers' I've read, I think I'm going to place him in the same category as Nea ...more
Jun 11, 2012
May 19, 2012
The Terror
Checked this out from the library based on Jamie's 5 stars review & Marianne 4 star; unfortunately, I had to take a break in the middle, as the In ...more
Sep 28, 2012
Aug 14, 2012
Raptor Red
I spent a nice chunk of yesterday evening (and a bit of this morning) reading Robert T. Bakker's Raptor Red. Recommended by Becky2844 & Grrlbraria ...more
Jan 05, 2015
Jan 04, 2013
Niagara Falls All Over Again
Picked this up from the library after seeing Cranky's 4 star rating and seeing someone else comment "if you like The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & ...more
Jan 17, 2013
Feb 03, 2012
The Persian Boy (Alexander the Great, #2)
I checked this book out from the library based on a mention in Jo Walton's Among Others - I think someone over on the SDMB mentioned it as well, but d ...more
Jan 21, 2014
Nov 13, 2013
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet
This time around, I revisited this novel in audiobook format, narrated by Feodor Chin. I'd learned of this book back in 2009, when I heard it on NPR's ...more
Jun 25, 2012
May 22, 2012
The Technologists

Described as a "historical thriller" - we follow 4 members of the first (and possibly last) graduating class of the Massachusetts Institute of Technol
Jun 16, 2012
Feb 07, 2012
The Cheshire Cheese Cat: A Dickens of a Tale
Thanks to a mention in the "Top Ten Books You Read in 2013" thread over on the SDMB, I checked out the audiobook version of this novel from the local ...more
Mar 09, 2014
Jan 12, 2014
Code Name Verity (Code Name Verity, #1)
I checked out Code Name Verity from the local library, upon Delphica's recommendation over on the SDMB - Skip & Stephanie here also gave it 4 star ...more
Sep 19, 2012
Jun 28, 2012
The King Must Die (Theseus, #1)
This historical novel was recommended by Ginnie (former GR friend) and I enjoyed Renault's The Persian Boy, so when this novel showed up on a recent K ...more
Oct 08, 2014
Nov 29, 2007
The Big Sleep (Philip Marlowe #1)
Finally got around to reading this noir classic - The snappy writing is right up my alley - love the language & atmosphere! Marlowe himself, I'm n ...more
Jul 2014
Jun 28, 2014
Songs of Willow Frost
Picked this up from the library over the weekend & am already more than halfway thru.

It's a lovely, heartbreaking story about a Chinese boy in a S
Sep 23, 2013
Sep 04, 2013
Quicksilver (The Baroque Cycle, Vol. 1, Book 1)
Daniel Waterhouse "fearless thinker and courageous Puritan" in pursuit of Knowledge, rubs up against many of the great minds of the mid-late 17th cent ...more
Jan 2007
Sep 05, 2007
The Wake of the Lorelei Lee: Being an Account of the Adventures of Jacky Faber, on her Way to Botany Bay (Bloody Jack, #8)
Yes, the title is a bit of a spoiler, as the novel starts with Jacky, assuming she's finally cleared of her past sins against the Crown, having bought ...more
Oct 02, 2012
Apr 17, 2012
What Is Visible
Spotted on New Books shelf at library - cover caught my attention
Oct 30, 2014
Oct 30, 2014
Pirate Latitudes
Mixed reviews - Jason R gave 2 stars; Billy Y gave 4 - fan of author
not set
Jun 14, 2013
The Emperor's Conspiracy
Erin gave 4 stars - entered GoodReads giveaway for book 1/3/13
not set
Jan 04, 2013
Arthur Rex
SDMB: multiple reccos in King Arthur fiction thread
not set
Oct 15, 2013
The Long Ships
The novel follows Orm the Red, a native of Scandia(Scandanavia) during the later Viking age. Through various adventures (and misadventures), he's been ...more
Mar 29, 2013
Aug 21, 2012
Mr. Lincoln's Wars: A Novel in Thirteen Stories
Birthday gift 2014
not set
Mar 03, 2014
The Last Telegram
Erin gave 5 stars
not set
Apr 09, 2013
The Moonlight Palace
Amazon Kindle First - Sept 2014
Sep 14, 2014
Sep 08, 2014
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