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A Study in Sable by Mercedes Lackey

Elemental Masters series takes place in 1800s London… its only a wonder that it took this long for Sherlock Holmes to show up.

Nan and Sara interview with Holmes, but really want to work with the Watsons, who are both Air Masters. 37 more words

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Artemis Awakening by Jane Lindskold

My rating: 2 of 5 stars

Mind links between humans and cats? or bears? Sign me up!
The world-building was great – the world Artemis was literally built up from an asteroid to be a paradise get-away for the ridiculously wealthy, but said wealthy threw a war a few centuries ago and now the galactics have lost lots of cool tech. 341 more words

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A Whisker of Trouble by Sofie Ryan

Too many characters related to too many other characters. I can’t keep track.

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Andromeda's War by William C. Dietz

William Dietz’s books keep calling me from the selves – great covers, great back-cover text – and the story-line also calls me, but the writing style throws me out. 22 more words

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The Murder of Mary Russell by Laurie R. King

Mary Russell is dead, long live Mary Russell? Before reading, just the title made me think of Reichenbach Falls, and how difficult it is to get rid of a popular character. 104 more words

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So Close to You by Rachel Carter

I love time travel books. I love modern people dealing with the past – especially their relatives in the past! I did not love this book. 162 more words

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Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult

The book alternates between Alice the Elephant Keeper and teen daughter Jenna, who wants to find out how her mom died. So she talks to the psychic. 51 more words

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