Posts Categorized: recommendations

Review: The Key of the Keplian (Witch World #27: Secrets of the Witch World #1) by Andre Norton

Review: The Key of the Keplian (Witch World #27: Secrets of the Witch World #1) by Andre Norton

Publishing Note: The Key of the Keplian was originally published by Aspect which was a division of Time Warner Books. Time Warner Books was consumed by Hachette Book Group which merged Aspect into Grand Central Publishing. The Key of the Keplian is no longer in print but can be purchased… Read more »

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Andre Norton’s Witch World: The Turning and Secrets of the Witch World

Andre Norton’s Witch World: The Turning and Secrets of the Witch World

The Turning – one of the most cataclysmic events to ever happen in the Witch World. The Kolder (a race of scientifically advanced people) found a gate from their planet to the Witch World. The Kolder, finding Witch World fertile, decide to take over the planet. Using unknown machinery, the… Read more »

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Review: Craving Flight (Bound By Ink) by Tamsen Parker

Review: Craving Flight (Bound By Ink) by Tamsen Parker

This book. This one is something special. I learned about Craving Flight via the BDSM group on Goodreads – and I ignored it. Books with any kind of focus on religion (or politics) are not my thing. I dislike being preached to – even if I agree with the writer’s… Read more »

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Review: The Martian by Andy Weir

Review: The Martian by Andy Weir

Wow. I’ve been putting off reading The Martian for over a year now. Why? Because every.single.time I looked at the blurb or started the book, I would be instantly reminded of Don Cheadle in Mission to Mars. Then I’d think, “Hey! It’s Don Cheadle’s part of the story in Mission… Read more »

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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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Review: Murder of Crows (The Others #2) by Anne Bishop *light spoilers*

Review: Murder of Crows (The Others #2) by Anne Bishop *light spoilers*

*Trigger Warning* This book contains discussions about cutting/self-harm as well as mentions of (and some light descriptions of) rape. *Note – This review will have some spoilers for Written in Red. I suggest you read Written in Red before reading this review. “Why would someone target the Crows?” Simon cocked… Read more »

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Review: Written in Red (The Others #1) by Anne Bishop

Review: Written in Red (The Others #1) by Anne Bishop

*Trigger Warning* This book contains detailed discussion about cutting/self-harm as well as mentions of (but no descriptions of) possible rape. Oh my! I’ve had Written in Red hanging around the house for weeks – I checked it out of the library on a humbug and it wasn’t really in the… 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: 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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Rainy Mornings, Suicidal Earthworms and Guilty Re-reads: Manhunting by Jennifer Crusie

Rainy Mornings, Suicidal Earthworms and Guilty Re-reads: Manhunting by Jennifer Crusie

There are few things that are more stressful for me in the mornings that walking my dog after it rains. The earthworms are everywhere and I try diligently not to step on them but they just seem to keep coming for my boots as if they want to be squished…. Read more »

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