Monthly Archives: June 2017

To the Bright Edge of the World by Eowyn Ivey

It is rather risky to recommend a book that you have not read so I am greatly relieved and can now say without any reservations that Ivey’s, To the Bright Edge of the World is a wonderful book and I … Continue reading

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Half a King and Half the World (The Shattered Sea Series) by Joe Abercrombie

I have been looking for a new fantasy series to fill the time until George R.R. Martin finally finally gets around to releasing the next book in the Game of Thrones series. It is amazing how difficult this has been! … Continue reading

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The Trespasser by Tana French

If you have not yet read Tana French you are missing out on something quite amazing. Considered by the Washington Post to be “one of the most important crime novelists to emerge in the last ten years,” French’s novels are … Continue reading

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Please Do Not Disturb by Robert Glancy

I been trying to step out of my reading comfort zones by choosing books from less familiar authors, different genres and from different geographic areas. ┬áSo when I read a review about this book by a relatively new author and … Continue reading

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Stonehenge by Bernard Cornwell

This should have been an easy book to love, but it wasn’t. I have loved Cornwell’s other books, and have been intrigued by Stonehenge for many years. Cornwell is admittedly taking on a large task by trying to unlock the … Continue reading

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