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Book Review: Eligible

You guys. I read another Pride and Prejudice reinvention. I like these, a little too much maybe, and they’re either wonderful or delightfully awful.   Curtis Sittenfeld’s Eligible is one of the wonderful ones. This novel tells the story of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Matriarch

Matriarch: An Australian Novel of Love and War by Geoffrey Hope Gibson tells the story of five generations of one family. The family saga begins when the son of a no-longer-wealthy British family arrives at a distant post in the Outback, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Anonymous

Harold really likes a certain type of supernatural reality shows. Like most “reality” TV, these follow a reliable format. A young couple moves into a creepy old house. The wife begins to notice odd things and express concerns to her husband, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Tapped

Tapped by AJ Maguire tells the story of a family of veteran space smugglers, who pick up three passengers with even more to hide. This story has a lot of the themes and characters we all loved in Firefly. Space drama has … Continue reading

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Book Review: Whispers From The East

Amie Ali’s Whispers from the East tells the story of a traditional marriage and two modern marriages in this family saga. I was interested in joining this book tour because I recently read and enjoyed two modern Muslim romances, Veil of Roses, … Continue reading

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Everybody Rise

Everybody Rise is a lifestyle-porn New York adventure with a likeable protagonist, a middle-class girl pretending to the world of deb balls and multimillion-dollar getaway cottages. I love lifestyle and manners novels, with a blatant escapist love for the gorgeous, the exclusive and … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Search for Kindronium 379

I was interested in The Search for Kindronium 379 because it was described as a teenage adventure story, along the lines of Nancy Drew or the Hardy Boys. Here’s the Amazon blurb: An accidental fall down an ancient mine shaft leads … Continue reading

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Book Review: Writers of the Future #WotF31

After a long introduction discussing emerging artists and blind judging, I was surprised to see how much of the Writers of the Future Volume 31  anthology was written by well-known science fiction writers like L. Ron Hubbard, Orson Scott Card and Larry Niven. A … Continue reading

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Favorite Things That Are Almost Pride & Prejudice

Fitzwilliam Darcy, Rock Star This is my absolute favorite reimagining of Pride and Prejudice, as you can probably tell from my squee-ful book review. If you thought Charlotte Lucas got a raw deal or you wanted to see Darcy as … Continue reading

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Action Figures Reading Action Figures

I saw this wonderful Godzilla photoset/book review, and immediately hopped up to take my own photo of Godzilla reading Action Figures. Because those are both things I have sitting around my house, obviously. Godzilla enjoys a good YA superhero adventure. … Continue reading

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