Something I always need to keep in mind…as didactic as I get *eye roll with a grin*
Month: August 2014
Two near-strangers can’t forget each other, even as they try to resume normal lives. It’s their connection that drives this tough, tender novel told in two voices.
Princess Snow is missing; Essie is used to being cold. When the duplicitous Dane crash-lands, Essie gets pulled back into war and must choose who to trust.
I just learned that a book I recently reviewed has an Indiegogo campaign to raise money to bring Escape From Plauen to the big screen — they’re “aiming to raise just shy of $300,000 to make this a reality”. Sarah Greeley, the creative director at Agile Impact Group, asked that I help spread the word, and as I thought the book was well done with a good message, I’m sharing it with you. If you are interested, you can find out more about the Indiegogo campaign at: Indiegogo The Escape From Plauen website Facebook Twitter Happy Reading!!
From a cozy lunch to horrific murder. Three men will come to regret their actions as more women are kidnapped and brutalized.
After finding her best friend in bed with her boyfriend, Kylie Warner’s confidence dove and she flunked chemistry. Now Jonathon Kadisch is recruited to tutor her.
Family secrets are revealed…and murdered with emus on the loose.
The army never really leaves you alone as the retired Jack Reacher discovers when someone takes a shot at the president of France…and makes it personal.
Who knew this wasn’t a new, singular Word Confusion? All it takes is a “k” to ensure it’s even less -new.
First in The Fitz and the Fool Trilogy, itself a subseries within the Realms of the Elderlings in which it falls seventh — my best guess! The first trilogy is the Farseer Trilogy and the second is Tawny Man, followed by this story. A special thanks to NetGalley and Harper Voyager for providing me this eARC which I enjoyed so thoroughly. My Take This was such a soft, easy, and cozy read for most of the story. It’s such a lovely life with bits of conflict inserted here and there until it suddenly culminates in one major conflict after another, ending so suddenly with the worst. And yet, when I go over my notes, it’s not really that cozy or soft. I think my impression came from all the reminiscing that Fitz does, from the comfortable life he and Molly have at Withywoods. There’s so much love and joy at the start of this that you can’t help but feel that comfortable sweetness. That reminiscence is a huge and detailed past with tons of intrigue, suspense, and danger hinted at within the story — and I have got to go back and start at the beginning with Assassin’s Apprentice, Farseer […]