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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: 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: Dragons at Crumbling Castle by Sir Terry Pratchett

Review: Dragons at Crumbling Castle by Sir Terry Pratchett

Dragons at Crumbling Castle is an adorable selection of short stories and illustrations. This title is a book club pick – it’s a bit younger than I normally care to read – and I’m pretty happy I was introduced to this novel via my book club. There are quite a… Read more »

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Review: The Minority Report by Philip K. Dick *light spoilers*

Review: The Minority Report by Philip K. Dick *light spoilers*

In the world of “The Minority Report,” Commissioner John Anderton is the one to thank for the lack of crime. He is the originator of the Precrime System, which uses “precogs”–people with the power to see into the future–to identify criminals before they can do any harm. Unfortunately for Anderton,… Read more »

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2014 Book Purchases: May

2014 Book Purchases: May

I always start the draft for these monthly book purchase updates at the beginning of the month. It gives me a chance to look back over the previous month and encourage myself to do better throughout the coming month. Update: I went over my book budget by $1.22. That’s not… Read more »

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