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Book Review: This is Where the World Ends by Amy Zhang

Published March 22nd 2016 by Greenwillow Books (US)

Proof Synopsis: Janie and Micah, Micah and Janie.

That’s how it’s been ever since elementary school, when Janie Vivian moved next door. 399 more words


R29: The Villa at the Edge of the Empire

The Villa at the Edge of the Empire by Fiona Farrell

I am ashamed to say that I have never heard of Fiona Farrell, an NZ author.   319 more words

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Devotions from the Front Porch

I am so excited for my friend, Stacy! Today is release day for her new book, Devotions from the Front Porch.

I’ve had it for a couple of weeks and it quickly became my new favorite morning read! 519 more words

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*NEW RELEASE SPECIAL* The Tiger and the Wolf – Echoes of the Fall: Book 1 by Adrian Tchaikovsky

I have met Adrian at a number of Fantasycons and as well as being a gifted and intelligent writer, he is also a really nice man. 639 more words

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Update- Jhumpa Lahiri and Kirstin Valdes Quade

In my 2015 year-end review I recommended the short story collection, “Night at the Fiestas”, as a great first book.  Recently, the book earned Ms. Quade the John Leonard Prize. 163 more words

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January Book Round Up

My literary goals for 2016: read 100 books, and don’t waste time finishing books I don’t like (I’m really bad about this). In January I read seven books for pleasure. 608 more words


The Visitor by Sheri S. Tepper

For much of the novel, The Visitor by Sheri S. Tepper worked for me.  I was with her about two-thirds of the way.

I think I keep reading fantasy novels because I hope they will be like  449 more words

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