Monthly Archives: March 2013

Kiss Me [or not] Deadly

I’d read one other collection of short stories with the same editor, Trisha Telep, and not loved it. But I was jonesing for more fantasy short stories, and the library had Kiss Me Deadly, so I gave it a try. … Continue reading

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Doubly Worthwhile Checking Out

This book is as cute (or cutesy, however you see it) as Seinfeld’s first book, Deceptively Delicious. I think I actually prefer this one, however. Aside from being full of “cute” picture and comments and advice, it is full of … Continue reading

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*Rolls Eyes*

I just have to say that the main female character’s outfit on the cover of the book, as well as during the opening sequence of the story, was so ridiculous it completely distracted me, and made me lose any respect … Continue reading

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(Insert Literary Reference Here)

Finally! I’m finished with The Eyre Affair! I felt like it took FOREVER. This was partly because I was listening to it on audio while I did housework–but also because I’ve discovered that audio books only take me forever to … Continue reading

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Diamond in the Rough

Unpolished. That’s the best word I can use to describe this book. The writing was FAR from polished, and yet it was oddly compelling. No matter how awkward the writing got at times, the characters shone through, and the plot … Continue reading

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Like The Best Dark Chocolate

  I think the best, most telling praise I can offer this book is that I read the last 300 pages or so in one sitting, staying up late into the night to do so. As much as I normally … Continue reading

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An Excellent Follow Up

Sapphire Blue was just as quick of a read as Ruby Red was. Reading it so soon after Ruby Red was both good and bad, mostly good, since I remembered who everyone was and what they were doing. It was … Continue reading

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