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First Truth
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"Two ignorant children bickering irrationally on a trail in the woods. I almost kind of liked Strell until he finally caught up with Alissa..." Feb 20, 2015 09:58AM

The Shadow Rising
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The Accidental Highwayman by Ben Tripp
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My opinion of this book wavered greatly while reading it. It started off amusing, but sank almost to boredom around a third through. Indeed, I let it sit for nearly a week and only cracked it open to retrieve my bookmark. That point happened to be pa ...more
First Time in Forever by Sarah Morgan
"I really loved Sarah Morgan’s previous romance-trilogy, so I was excited when I read that she would be releasing another trilogy this year. And it would be set on an island!! Small-town romance is my favorite kind of romance, and I love a story th..." Read more of this review »
Partner by Lia Silver
"Whew, what a wild ride!

This has all the elements that I love in an urban fantasy, and none of the ones I hate (love triangles with abusive jerks, total lack of communication, instal-love, melodrama in place of emotional complexity, grimdark.)

In th..." Read more of this review »
First Time in Forever by Sarah Morgan
"I LIKED this. I'm not entirely sure why since in theory it contains something I don't like (someone rearranging their life plan for someone else, though it's not in the usual way that bothers me, so maybe I don't not like this particular iteration..." Read more of this review »
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First Time in Forever by Sarah Morgan
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Duchess in Love by Eloisa James
Duchess in Love (Duchess Quartet, #1)
by Eloisa James (Goodreads Author)
read in February, 2015
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I'm not sure how to explain this book or my reaction to it. It was energetic and scattered and not entirely off-putting. It was saved, for me, by Gina. I just liked her, even if I couldn't take her seriously as a character. There were too many incons ...more
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" I'll comment from the other side. I never include .gifs because I just don't think in that way. I suppose it's a sign of becoming a old. I spent all t ...more"
Boomerang by Noelle August
" Ouch. Yeah, it can feel like a real slog when nothing stands out, even if the majority of it is mostly okay. "
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The Atrocity Archives by Charles Stross
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Reluctantly Charmed by Ellie O'Neill
Reluctantly Charmed
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Scott Lynch
“If you want to write a negative review, don't tickle me gently with your aesthetic displeasure about my work. Unleash the goddamn Kraken."

[on Twitter, July 17, 2012]”
Scott Lynch

G.K. Chesterton
“It does not, in the conventional phrase, accept the conclusions of science, for the simple reason that science has not concluded. To conclude is to shut up; and the man of science is not at all likely to shut up.”
G.K. Chesterton, The Thing

Joss Whedon
“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I took the road less traveled by and they CANCELLED MY FRIKKIN' SHOW. I totally shoulda took the road that had all those people on it. Damn.”
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2012 Reading Challenge
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Jacob Proffitt has completed his goal of reading 150 books for the 2012 Reading Challenge!
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2013 Reading Challenge
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