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Book Review: Quarantine by Greg Egan

Blurb from GoodReads: It causes riots and religions. It has people dancing in the streets and leaping off skyscrapers. And it’s all because of the impenetrable gray shield that slid into place around the solar system on the night of November 15, 2034. Some see the bubble as the revenge of an insane God. Some… Continue reading Book Review: Quarantine by Greg Egan

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B is for Book Review: The Color Purple

The Color Purple was my pick for #nanoremo, the month where you read that literary classic you’ve always wanted to read but somehow never actually got around to reading. I have to add, this is the first time I’ve picked a real literary type classic (I usually pick a more genre-ish classic). This book is… Continue reading B is for Book Review: The Color Purple

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Book Review: The Ghost Bride by Yangsze Choo

Blurb from GoodReads: “One evening, my father asked me if I would like to become a ghost bride…” Though ruled by British overlords, the Chinese of colonial Malaya still cling to ancient customs. And in the sleepy port town of Malacca, ghosts and superstitions abound. Li Lan, the daughter of a genteel but bankrupt family,… Continue reading Book Review: The Ghost Bride by Yangsze Choo

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NOS4A2 by Joey Hill

GoodReads Blurb: Victoria McQueen has a secret gift for finding things: a misplaced bracelet, a missing photograph, answers to unanswerable questions. On her Raleigh Tuff Burner bike, she makes her way to a rickety covered bridge that, within moments, takes her wherever she needs to go, whether it’s across Massachusetts or across the country. Charles… Continue reading NOS4A2 by Joey Hill

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Stranger on the Shore by Josh Lanyon

I really liked the title. It fits the book. I have to add that I got this book from NetGalley. There are two parts to this book: the mystery and romance. The mystery, but I do not know that the romance worked for me. The main character comes to research and write a book about… Continue reading Stranger on the Shore by Josh Lanyon

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The Color of Magic by Terry Pratchett

I finished Color of Magic by Terry Pratchett last week. This is the first time I read Color of Magic. I understand there is a movie; I have not seen it. Blurb from GoodReads: Terry Pratchett’s profoundly irreverent, bestselling novels have garnered him a revered position in the halls of parody next to the likes… Continue reading The Color of Magic by Terry Pratchett

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Half a King by Joe Abercrombie

I got Half a King by Joe Abercrombie from NetGalley. There are some errors in the copy, but it’s an ARC and they’ll probably be fixed by time it’s published. I found out that Half a King was a YA novel only a few chapters into the book. The main character is young, but I… Continue reading Half a King by Joe Abercrombie