So from time to time, when I’m not writing and revising, I read too, and oftentimes, I like to talk about what I’ve read. I’ve been doing it for years (and semi-professionally too). Serious changes have come (all good, I assure you!) but, I simply hated to get rid of some of the reviews and… Continue reading What’s this?
Divided Allegiance by Elizabeth Moon (review copy is a personal purchase) Short review this time. I know, long book, short review. Seems contradictory, doesn’t it? You’ll recall, (maybe), in The first installment in Elizabeth Moon’s fantasy series, The Deed of Paksenarrion Sheepfarmer’s Daughter (which I reviewed earlier here, but apparently not. Whoops!), that Paksenarrion left… Continue reading Divided Allegiance: Deed of Paksenarrion, book 2 by Elizabeth Moon #fantasy
Sheepfarmer’s Daughter by Elizabeth Moon. (review copy is a personal purchase) (I actually thought I had already reviewed this here, but I guess not. So here we go.) Paks is a girl brought up on a sheep farm, but her brother has already taken off and joined the military, when the book opens. Paks is… Continue reading Sheepfarmer’s Daughter by Elizabeth Moon
Unlaced by Kristina Cook In Unlaced, we meet the hero, Henry, Lord Mandeville, emotionally scarred and cynical, whose mother insists he needs an heir and must marry a woman of the ton. Unfortunately, not only does Henry not want to get married, he’s interested in a new girl in town, the very unsuitable Lucy Abbington,… Continue reading Review: Unlaced by Kristina Cook.
Seduction at the Christmas Court by Jenna Jaxon Review copy procured free from online retailer (Smashwords, I think it was). In Seduction at the Christmas Court, a short Medieval romance novel by Jenna Jaxon set in 1349, when Lady Alyse and Geoffrey Longford are summoned from their first Christmas together by King Edward, Alyse looks… Continue reading Review: Seduction at the Christmas Court by Jenna Jaxon
Tess of the d’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy. Copy procured for free from Librivox Tess of the D’Urbervilles is a novel I’ve been wanting to read since high school, but I never got around to it. The story is that her father finds out he’s related to some old, dead knights and ironically, his name, Durbyfield… Continue reading Review Tess of the d’Urbervilles
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The Second Summer of the Sisterhood: by Ann Brashares. I enjoyed this second installment of the Sisterhood even more than the first. Carmen tries (and fails) to be the anti-matchmaker, Lena has to deal with quite a few losses this time around, while Tibby takes a summer course, and tries to make sense of life…after… Continue reading Second Summer of the Sisterhood by Ann Brashares
Hi everyone. I hope you are well. I have been reading and, this last two weeks, dealing with hurricanes and hurricane damage but all’s well now. I have a mini-review for you of my latest finished read. Second in a series. The first was The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants. And I could’ve sworn I… Continue reading Mini-review: The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants by Ann Brashares
This will be a different review than you’re used to, it’s a non-fiction, pagan primer, so to speak, I’ve had on the TBR list… A Victorian Grimoire by Patricia J. Telesco Personal purchase…quite a few years ago! A Victorian Grimoire had some interesting historical tidbits–not as much as I’d hoped, and some were a bit…… Continue reading Mini review: A Victorian Grimoire by Patricia J. Telesco
Suzanne G. Rogers has released a boxed set of her Yden series–The Yden Collection which is a saga of teenaged wizards and dragons. First up, in The Last Great Wizard of Yden. The story concerns Jon Hansen whose father disappears on Jon’s 16th birthday. Jon insists he saw someone kidnap his father in a flash… Continue reading The Yden Collection, a fantasy saga by Suzanne G. Rogers