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Review: The Duke’s Ballad (Witch World #31: The Estcarp Cycle #10) by Andre Norton

Review: The Duke’s Ballad (Witch World #31: The Estcarp Cycle #10) by Andre Norton

*Note* This review has spoilers for Ciara’s Song. I suggest you read Ciara’s Song before reading this review. It’s no secret: I’m a huge Andre Norton fan. I’ve really enjoyed all of her works that I’ve read but my biggest Andre Norton obsession is her Witch World series. I have… Read more »

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Pre-Review: Sweep in Peace (Innkeeper Chronicles #2) by Ilona Andrews

Pre-Review: Sweep in Peace (Innkeeper Chronicles #2) by Ilona Andrews

Sweep in Peace is the second book in the Innkeeper Chronicles series by Ilona Andrews. Each book in the Innkeeper Chronicles starts as a free serial on the Ilona Andrews website, written chapter by chapter. After the Andrews finish the serial, they leave the book online for a few short… 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: Questing Beast by Ilona Andrews

Review: Questing Beast by Ilona Andrews

  “Questing Beast” is a free vignette that (according to the Andrews website) is located in the same universe as A Mere Formality. “Questing Beast” is also one of the very few Science Fiction stories written by Ilona Andrews. I’m not really sure how I feel about “Questing Beast.” It’s…pretty… Read more »

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Review: Bayou Moon (The Edge #2) by Ilona Andrews

Review: Bayou Moon (The Edge #2) by Ilona Andrews

I’m in the midst of an Ilona Andrews glom so I decided that this would be a great time to try and get through Bayou Moon. To date, Bayou Moon is the only Ilona Andrews book that I stopped reading and never picked back up. How?! WHY?! I’m sure those… 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: A Mere Formality by Ilona Andrews

Review: A Mere Formality by Ilona Andrews

LOLOLOLOL! Oh. My. GOD. I wish yall could see the goofy look on my (very bright red) face right now! When Ilona Andrews said that this book was a long dirty joke, she wasn’t lying. O_O There’s no way to really explain it without killing it but this was HILARIOUS…. Read more »

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Review: Silver Shark (Kinsmen #2) by Ilona Andrews

Review: Silver Shark (Kinsmen #2) by Ilona Andrews

This right here. I loved this. LOVED. I’m not sure what I was expecting when I started Silver Shark. I’d just finished reading Silent Blade and I *guess* I was expecting it to be more like Silent Blade. Silver Shark both is and is not like Silent Blade. The books… Read more »

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Review: Silent Blade (Kinsmen #1) by Ilona Andrews

Review: Silent Blade (Kinsmen #1) by Ilona Andrews

Another good one from the Andrews! I’m such a fan. I’ve heard of Silent Blade (and the Kinsmen series) before but I often get caught up in the more recent work released by Ilona Andrews. I ended up finally getting to Kinsmen deep in an Ilona Andrews glomming: I’d read… Read more »

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Review: Of Swine and Roses by Ilona Andrews

Review: Of Swine and Roses by Ilona Andrews

*sigh* This was so good. Just…so short. 🙁 I’m a greedy reader when it comes to Ilona Andrews and I always want MOAR. 😀 This is a super short-short that *could* be tied into the new Hidden Legacy series. I say “could” because this story was the catalyst for both… Read more »

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