Posts Categorized: paperback

Review: Calling on Dragons (Enchanted Forest Chronicles #3) by Patricia C. Wrede

Review: Calling on Dragons (Enchanted Forest Chronicles #3) by Patricia C. Wrede

Ugh. I did not enjoy this one as much as others. I’m only giving 3 stars (and not 2.5) because the read wasn’t the worse – but the ending KILLED most of my enjoyment. The first two books of the Enchanted Forest Chronicles really set the tone for the series…. Read more »

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Review: Snowflakes and Silver Linings (The Gingerbread Girls #3) by Cara Colter

Review: Snowflakes and Silver Linings (The Gingerbread Girls #3) by Cara Colter

I hated this book. No, seriously. I really, really hated this book. I started reading this in May but I didn’t finish it up until now because…I was ready to be done before I got to the end of the first chapter. I should have just thrown in the towel… Read more »

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Review: The Atrocity Archives (The Laundry Files #1) by Charles Stross

Review: The Atrocity Archives (The Laundry Files #1) by Charles Stross

  Note: This review is for The Atrocity Archive – the short story included in the book “The Concrete Jungle” will be reviewed separately. How can I describe The Atrocity Archive? What I’ve been telling people thus far is to imagine Sheldon from The Big Bang Theory, take away his… Read more »

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Review: Searching for Dragons (Enchanted Forest Chronicles #2) by Patricia C. Wrede

Review: Searching for Dragons (Enchanted Forest Chronicles #2) by Patricia C. Wrede

Note: This review will contain spoilers for Dealing with Dragons. Please read Dealing with Dragons before reading this review! Yet another adorable submission to the Enchanted Forest Chronicles! I simply adored Searching for Dragons and I’ve decided I really need to finish the entire series. In Searching for Dragons the… Read more »

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Review: Fate’s Edge (The Edge #3) by Ilona Andrews

Review: Fate’s Edge (The Edge #3) by Ilona Andrews

I really don’t know what to say about Fate’s Edge. I guess I can start by saying that the very dark turn that The Edge series took in Bayou Moon has continued with Fate’s Edge (though I feel that Bayou Moon is the darker of the two books). Fate’s Edge… Read more »

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Review: Magic Burns (Kate Daniels #2) by Ilona Andrews  *light spoilers*

Review: Magic Burns (Kate Daniels #2) by Ilona Andrews *light spoilers*

Welcome to another edition of “MrsJ trying to review a book she’s read too many times.” In this edition we will watch her attempt to review book two of the Kate Daniels series, Magic Burns. Magic Burns takes place a few months after the ending of Magic Bites. Kate is… Read more »

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Review: A Pregnancy, a Party & a Proposal by Teresa Carpenter

Review: A Pregnancy, a Party & a Proposal by Teresa Carpenter

Sometimes when I sit down to write a review…I don’t know what to say. Usually its for one of two reasons: either the book was so entertaining I don’t know where to to start…or the book was so underwhelming that I barely remember reading it. A Pregnancy, a Party &… Read more »

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Review: The Carpet People by Sir Terry Pratchett

Review: The Carpet People by Sir Terry Pratchett

This one was pretty adorable. I decided to buy a copy of The Carpet People after completing Dragons at Crumbling Castle and the passing of Sir Pratchett (they happened at roughly the same time). Dragons at Crumbling Castle was simply adorable (recommended for young readers!) and I was very interested… Read more »

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Review: Magic Bites (Kate Daniels #1) by Ilona Andrews  *light spoilers*

Review: Magic Bites (Kate Daniels #1) by Ilona Andrews *light spoilers*

I’m a huge Ilona Andrews fangurl. I blame Ala for this, lol. Ala kept saying how good Kate Daniels was and how much he missed Kate when he finished the series, etc. While I tried to stay away, Ala enjoyed it so much that I picked Magic Bites up. This… Read more »

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Review: Broken Open (The Hurley Boys #2) by Lauren Dane

Review: Broken Open (The Hurley Boys #2) by Lauren Dane

I loved The Best Kind of Trouble so when Broken Open was announced, I was rather excited. THEN I saw the cover for Broken Open and I swooned. Every once in a while publishers get covers right and this one is pretty much on the money! That BEARD. Her HAIR…. Read more »

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