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Valentina and Tana, and musings on friendship

I’m rereading The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black for the second time in about a month. Well, technically I’m rereading it for the first time; it was only a few weeks ago that I read it for the first time.* 877 more words

Holly Black

The King of Attolia

As part of my rereading spree–which has been amazing–I’ve reading Megan Whalen Turner’s The Queen’s Thief series, a little out of order though. I started with… 596 more words

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The Tough Guide to Chess Masters

Tough Traveling is a meme hosted by Fantasy Review Barn. I just found out about it yesterday, and since it’s inspired by DWJ’s The Tough Guide to Fantasyland… 453 more words


Review: The Thief

The Thief by Megan Whalen Turner
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

A lovely story. From the beginning I knew Gen was up to something. There was something about how he was caught, and then his subsequent behavior that didn’t quite mesh with his thinking. 81 more words


"I never lie," you say... But your lips are moving!

“The man lying on the sofa seemed friendly. But how friendly could he really be if he was a liar?
― Jarod Kintz


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Newbery Challenge Update IV

This evening I have reached another milestone in my Newbery Challenge.

In this clip from my tracking spreadsheet you can see that I have reached the 3/4 mark in the challenge. 338 more words


The Queen's Thief

Let me introduce you to one of my favourite fictional men. His name is Eugenides, and a lovely lady named Megan Whalen Turner wrote four books about his adventures, starting back in 1996. 620 more words

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