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Shadowed Souls

Shadowed Souls

Edited by: Jim Butcher and Kerrie L. Hughes

ROC New York, NY 2016

ISBN: 978-0-451-47499-5

This is an anthology that explores that grey space between “good” and “evil”.   394 more words

Fantasy

Idle Ingredients

Idle Ingredients

by: Matt Wallace

Tom Doherty Assoc. (Tor)  New York, NY 2017

ISBN: 978-0-7653-9003-5

I picked this book up at the library because I was struck by the cover.   497 more words

Fantasy

Evie's Ghost by Helen Peters

Evie’s Ghost by Helen Peters has the feel of a classic. It is engaging and entertaining with a beautifully empowering message regarding equality and respect. I loved it! 383 more words

Gender Equality

Sunshine

Sunshine

by: Robin McKinley

The Berkley Publishing Group, New York, NY 2003

ISBN: 0-425-19178-8

I really enjoyed this book.  I have to agree with Neil Gaiman who said, “Pretty much perfect.”  I’ve read several of Robin McKinley’s retellings of fairy tales.   448 more words

Fantasy

Cooking for Picasso

Cooking for Picasso

by: Camille Aubray

Ballantine Books, New York, NY  2016

ISBN: 978-0-399-17765-1

This book was delightful, like reading a painting.  The colors, textures, and tastes both in the food and the setting were rich and satisfying.   725 more words

Fiction

Before & After Canada Reads — Reading in Bed

Each year around this time, I take a social media break, and in 2017 it’s more extreme than usual: for the month of March, I’m not only staying away from Twitter and Facebook, but also YouTube, Instagram, Goodreads… anything with a “feed.” And this blog.  288 more words

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