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Five Favorite: Books Set in Libraries

“Five Favorite” is a feature on thewasofshall where I lay out my five favorite “x”. Sometimes they’re relevant to a season or holiday, mostly they’re not. 189 more words

Five Favorite

30 Day Book Challenge: Day 2

Day 2: A book that you’ve Read more than three times

Goodreads Link, Blog Review

There are only a few books that I have read multiple times and A Discovery of Witches is one of them.   189 more words


Top Ten: Books Set Outside the US

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted at The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s theme was a rewind, so I chose to cover July 19th’s list: top ten books set outside the US. 96 more words

Top Ten Tuesday

Book Review: A Discovery of Witches

A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness

My rating: 1 of 5 stars

First disclaimer: this is the first book I’ve ever reviewed that I haven’t finished.  1,559 more words

A Discovery of Witches (All Souls Trilogy, 1) by Deborah Harkness


A richly inventive novel about a centuries-old vampire, a spellbound witch, and the mysterious manuscript that draws them together.

Deep in the stacks of Oxford’s Bodleian Library, young scholar Diana Bishop unwittingly calls up a bewitched alchemical manuscript in the course of her research. 554 more words


Review: Shadow of Night (All Souls #2)

Title: Shadow of Night (All Souls #2)
Author: Deborah Harkness
Genre(s): Fantasy -> Romance/Paranormal
Pages: 584

Historian Diana Bishop, descended from a line of powerful witches, and long-lived vampire Matthew Clairmont have broken the laws dividing creatures.

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The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane 

The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane by Kathrine Howe


Genre: Historical Fiction

I’m taking a break from Eddings and the Mallorean. 168 more words