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Unnatural Issue
3.72
I enjoyed it (but, then, I like all of Mercedes Lackey's work). It's an easy read, pitting good (the heroine) against evil (her father). The tale is a ...more
Jun 20, 2012
Jun 24, 2012
 
The 6th Target (Women's Murder Club #6)
3.99
I'm afraid. I'm very, very afraid—"bestseller" and "well-written" are definitely not synonymous.

I made it to Chapter 17, and I am sorely disappointed
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Sep 26, 2012
 
The Fairy Godmother (Five Hundred Kingdoms, #1)
3.95
I was extremely excited to read this book. I love new twists on old fairy tales, and this was the first such attempt I had read by Mercedes Lackey (on ...more
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Apr 14, 2012
 
Arranged
3.71
Arranged is an easy read. The main character is a writer, a sort of new-age Anne Shirley. If you've never heard of Anne of Green Gables or if you enjo ...more
Aug 25, 2012
Aug 27, 2012
 
Autumn, One Spring
3.76
I am completely split down the middle on this book. On one hand I loved it—I connected immediately with Autumn, insights abounded, and there was some ...more
Dec 12, 2012
Dec 12, 2012
 
Beauty and the Werewolf
3.72
A warning of bias—Mercedes Lackey is the only author that I actively collect, and I love her Five Hundred Kingdoms series.

Beauty and the Werewolf is e
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Jun 21, 2012
Jun 24, 2012
 
The False Inspector Dew
3.88
I enjoy a good mystery and I was pleasantly surprised to find this was actually a good mystery. I loved the concept—I can't remember reading anything ...more
Jun 18, 2012
Jun 18, 2012
 
Arcana
4.00
Technically this is a chapbook - but there wasn't a slot for that (and it has an ISBN).

I liked it. This is a book I purchased because I met the author
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Dec 06, 2011
 
Still Alice
4.27
This is a novel, but reads a little like a case study for Alzheimer's. It follows a brilliant woman (a psychology professor at Harvard), the progressi ...more
May 21, 2012
May 21, 2012
 
The Boy Who Could See Demons
3.86
I really enjoyed this book. Set in Northern Ireland, it was an intriguing portrait of a young boy, narrated by two people: Alex (the boy) and Anya (hi ...more
Jun 09, 2012
Jun 08, 2012
 
Seawitch (Greywalker, #7)
3.93
I was pleasantly surprised by this book. The content was generally mediocre (it's a quick, pulp fiction read), but the author was quite good about giv ...more
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Nov 01, 2014
 
Indian Horse
4.28
Very impressed. After the good things that were said during last year's Canada Reads, I expected good things—but I was still pleasantly surprised by h ...more
Oct 02, 2014
Oct 02, 2014
 
Choose to Lose: The 7-Day Carb Cycle Solution
3.83
If you're going to buy a diet book, this one makes a lot of sense. The writing isn't spectacular, but it's A DIET BOOK, so it's completely forgivable. ...more
Mar 26, 2012
Mar 27, 2012
 
Pillsbury Complete Cookbook
4.25
I know, I know - so far all of my reviews are five stars. Can't help it - I'm throwing up here the ones I really loved. When I have time to read some ...more
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Dec 06, 2011
 
Running the Rift
3.96
Running the Rift is an important read. It chronicles in great detail one boy's experiences as a Tutsi in the years leading up to, and in the wake of, ...more
Jun 30, 2012
May 23, 2012
 
Joy of Cooking
4.15
I've had this book for a few years now, but I remember back when I thought that it was popular just 'cause. Nope. I was wrong - this book is a fabulou ...more
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Dec 06, 2011
 
Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man: What Men Really Think About Love, Relationships, Intimacy, and Commitment
3.81
Assuming he's right, this book gave me some insight into the male mind. It is interesting to think that the two genders love differently, but it would ...more
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Nov 05, 2014
 
Invasion (The Secret World Chronicles, #1)
3.39
I picked it up because it said "Mercedes Lackey" on the cover. I read all of her stuff (I started with Valdemar, but now prefer the 500 Kingdoms and E ...more
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Apr 14, 2012
 
Coconut Oil for Health and Beauty: Uses, Benefits, and Recipes for Weight Loss, Allergies, and Healthy Skin and Hair
2.60
I read the eBook version using a Kobo eReader (eISBN: 978-1-62914-121-3). It's a short read (I skimmed through recipes), but seems to contain good inf ...more
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Nov 05, 2014
 
The Snow Queen (Five Hundred Kingdoms, #4)
3.74
A very entertaining read. It's a new interpretation of the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale "The Snow Queen." It starts where we all know it—with Ka ...more
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Apr 14, 2012
 
French Kids Eat Everything: How Our Family Moved to France, Cured Picky Eating, Banned Snacking, and Discovered 10 Simple Rules for Raising Happy, Healthy Eaters
3.86
I loved this book. The information in here was fabulous. If this book was mandatory reading for all new parents (in North America) there would be a lo ...more
Mar 2012
Mar 28, 2012
 
Confessions of a Reluctant Cougar
3.90
This is a light-hearted look at an aging woman and her romantic liaisons over the decades—including a quartet of threesomes, at least one die-hard Chr ...more
May 19, 2012
May 21, 2012
 
One Good Knight (Five Hundred Kingdoms, #2)
3.81
It was a very cute read. Dragons and female Champions and Fairy Godmothers, oh my! There's a bit of a Midsummer Night's Dream feel to this one (which ...more
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Apr 14, 2012
 
RMS Titanic: Gilded Lives on a Fatal Voyage
3.80
Really good—I learned a lot about the voyage of the ill-fated ship. The author's focus is on the people, and Brewster is an engaging writer, so it was ...more
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Apr 14, 2012
 
Rose Reisman's Family Favorites
4.33
My favourite cookbook ever! Absolutely gorgeous in design, and Rose Reisman never fails to deliver incredible recipes. Hands down winner is "peanut-bu ...more
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Dec 06, 2011
 
The Horse Boy: A Father's Quest to Heal His Son
3.99
THIS IS A FABULOUS BOOK. I have read a lot of crap in recent years, but this book was absolutely brilliant. That it was a non-fiction tale is absolute ...more
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Sep 28, 2011
 
Green Grass, Running Water
4.03
Fabulous book. It was the first Thomas King book I read (and, yes, we were forced to read it in University). I loved Coyote and all the Canadiana that ...more
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Sep 28, 2011
 
The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven
4.08
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May 26, 2012
 
Kiss of the Fur Queen
3.90
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Nov 25, 2014
 
Dead Reckoning
3.27
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Sep 14, 2014
Sep 14, 2014
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