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The Magicians by Lev Grossman
The Magicians (The Magicians, #1)
by Lev Grossman (Goodreads Author)
read in April, 2015
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I found myself both liking and disliking this book as I read it. The references both direct and indirect to Hogwarts and Narnia left me feeling halfway through that perhaps this was originally meant as satire or a work of fan fiction? The story itsel ...more
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The Witches of Echo Park by Amber Benson
The Witches of Echo Park (The Witches of Echo Park, #1)
by Amber Benson (Goodreads Author)
read in April, 2015
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This seems like a good set-up for an interesting series. I think it would have gotten a higher rating from me if I had connected more with the characters. I don't need to "like" characters to enjoy a good read but I must feel something for or about t ...more
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Words With Fiends by Ali Brandon
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This, the third in the Black Cat Bookshop Mystery series, was a quick enjoyable cozy mystery. The main group of characters are all back in this one and some new ones are introduced...some briefly as "victims". I did find the mystery to be somewhat pr ...more
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The Glittering World by Robert         Levy
The Glittering World
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read in April, 2015
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I was initially drawn to this book because the story takes place in Canada....not too often that an American author writes in Canada! I was pleased that the portrayal of us Canadians was well done. We were not presented as backwards yokels saying Eh ...more
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Shatter The Bones by Stuart MacBride
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This was the first of the Logan McRae books that I have read and although it is seventh in the series it did stand up quite well as a stand alone novel. There was obviously some familiarity between characters that was preexisting but not to the point ...more
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Cauchemar by Alexandra Grigorescu
Cauchemar
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read in March, 2015
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I have to say I really liked this one! It takes place in the swamps of Louisiana so of coarse I had to read it! The story certainly has a paranormal/spooky atmosphere with a good dose of Magic thrown in. The characters are very interesting and the ba ...more
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