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Top Ten Tuesday: Book Nerds

Top Ten Tuesday is a hugely popular weekly meme hosted by the lovely people of The Broke and the Bookish. Go check out the crazy number of other bloggers joining in the fun! :) I sometimes participate in this wonderful list-making (you know me, I can hardly resist making new lists!) and this week’s topic […]

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Hidden Huntress by Danielle L. Jensen

This is the review for a second book in the series so it probably contains spoilers for Stolen Songbird. I wanted to like Hidden Huntress so much… I read Stolen Songbird but never reviewed it – and I thought it was a very decent beginning of a YA fantasy series, I liked Cécile and Tristan (especially because they were […]

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Tough Travels: Middle Age Heroes

It’s Thursday again so I’m participating in the Tough Travels meme which is hosted by Nathan of Fantasy Review Barn. These posts are fun explorations of common tropes in fantasy, (sometimes) inspired by Diana Wynne Jones’s The Tough Guide to Fantasyland. Join me in the search for examples of this week’s topic – and don’t forget […]

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Fan Fic (+ A Ramble on Harry Potter and Sex)

I’m participating in Harry Potter Month and while this post isn’t really a typical example of what you’ll find there, the idea came from one of the ways we can earn house points – by reading fan fiction. This post is a bit of a ramble and touches on adult topics so if you’re bothered by […]

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The Art of Sinning by Sabrina Jeffries

This was a fun historical romance. Jeremy is an artist – he doesn’t paint portraits but accepts the offer to paint Yvette so he can paint her into another painting he’s doing, a painting that’s much more scandalous than the portrait Yvette’s brother is paying him for. Yvette has made mistakes in the past but still makes […]

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Tough Travels: Extreme Climates

It’s Thursday again so I’m participating in the Tough Travels meme which is hosted by Nathan of Fantasy Review Barn. These posts are fun explorations of common tropes in fantasy, (sometimes) inspired by Diana Wynne Jones’s The Tough Guide to Fantasyland. Join me in the search for examples of this week’s topic – and don’t forget […]