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Review: Stolen

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Stolen
Stolen by Kelley Armstrong

My rating: 3 of 5 stars



I must say that this one was a little bit of a letdown from the first book. I honestly thought it was a sequel of sorts or at the least a continuation of Elena’s story as laid out it Bitten. While this book had Elena as our ever wry witted narrator it was very much a set up for the other supernatural beings’ stories in the series. As such, this...

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Review: The Fury and Dark Reunion

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The Fury and Dark Reunion
The Fury and Dark Reunion by L.J. Smith

My rating: 4 of 5 stars



Very good series & I loved this double edition (this is my second copy of books 3 & 4). Originally read in the 90s. Donating now as clearing bookshelves for a move.



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Review: The Immortal Circus

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The Immortal Circus
The Immortal Circus by A.R. Kahler

My rating: 4 of 5 stars



I read this in installments as it was a Kindle Serial & I enjoyed the format & the story. Every two weeks, I was eager to get the new part & read it on the same day. I thought the story was well told & while I found that I was yelling at the very end because I wanted more answers, I take that to mean that I was well hooked & still want to...

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Review: A Great and Terrible Beauty

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A Great and Terrible Beauty
A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba Bray

My rating: 3 of 5 stars



I have had this trilogy on my bookshelf long enough & decided to jump in and read it. I must admit that I have mixed feelings for this first book. It's well written and kept me consistently interested but I also feel that not much happened overall. It's historical fiction but the tone of the narrator's voice and some of the phrases...

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Book Review: Word and Breath (Wordless Chronicles #1) by Susannah Noel

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Word and Breath
Word and Breath by Susannah Noel

My rating: 3 of 5 stars



Summary:   Riana has learned how to stay out of trouble. She spends her days studying written texts in the government’s Office of Readers, and she spends her nights taking care of her sick sister. She always—always—follows the rules. Despite her low profile, she has mysteriously become a target. Someone has kidnapped her sister. Someone else...

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