Monthly Archives: February 2013

The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson

I loved the Mistborn series by Brandon Sanderson, and so I was eager to read another series by the same author; The Stormlight Archive of which The Way of Kings is the first  of a series of 10 books. One … Continue reading

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The Secret Keeper by Kate Morton

What do we really know about our mothers?  I suspect that most of us know our mothers through the lens of being a child, but probably very few of us have gotten to know our mothers more fully as individuals. … Continue reading

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The Stockholm Octavo by Karen Engelmann

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Intrigue, mysterious portends, and revolution are all a part of the background to The Stockholm Octavo, set in 1791 Sweden.  Emil Larsson our protagonist is a young bureaucrat in Office of Customs and Excise who spends his evenings drinking and gambling in various … Continue reading

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The Orphan Master’s Son by Adam Johnson

I am drawn to books that immerse me in another country and culture. It is a way to “visit” or at least look through a window and see how others, think, feel and deal with the issues that arise in … Continue reading

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