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The eternal optimist

In many ways I am not an optimist.  That would be because I have a strong streak of cynicism running from top to tail.  Hand me a library card, however, and I could out-Pollyanna  265 more words

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Books and books and books

Yes, I love books.

It was the one really big let down of last year.

I began to loathe reading.  The pressure of wringing out a review every couple of weeks throughout the year took its toll and by the end, I would happily have given away reading anything for a very long time. 215 more words

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Mid-2013 Reading Challenge Update

The first half of 2013 has whizzed on by and with it a goodly chunk of my reading year.

I’ve been updating my 2013 Reading List page and have seen how few of my stated books I have touched.   199 more words

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Tanya Huff: Blood Pact

The fourth book in the series.

Publication year: 1993, 2006 for the omnibus
Page count: 283 in the omnibus
Format: print
Publisher: Daw

Vicki has taken on a case that infuriates her: a man has faked his own death and escaped his wife and children to another life. 382 more words

Fantasy

The Shadow Conspiracy, edited by Phyllis Irene Radford and Laura Anne Gilman

A steampunk short story collection.

Publication year: 2009
Page count: 427
Format: ebook, pdf
Publisher: Book View Press

The collection has the following 9 stories: 340 more words

Off The Shelf 2012

Tanya Huff: Blood Lines

The third book in the series.

Publication year: 1993, 2006 for the omnibus
Page count: 268 in the omnibus
Format: print
Publisher: Daw

Doctor Elias Rax is the Curator of the Egyptology department in the Royal Ontario Museum. 572 more words

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Wrapping Up My 2012 Challenges

Wow … I still can’t believe that we are just a few short days from 2013! And I haven’t done anything in regards to my yearly reading statistics/favorites/new challenges/old challenges, etc. 690 more words

READING CHALLENGES 2012