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#TBRChallenge – Old School: Magic Flutes by Eva Ibbotson

TweetGiven that Magic Flutes by Eva Ibbotson was published in 1982, I decided it could safely fit this month’s challenge theme. Plus, I’ve been looking forward to reading it for a long time, as one of the few by this … Continue reading

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My March Reading Log

TweetFiction: Battle Hill Bolero by Daniel José Older is third in the Bone Street Rumba trilogy, one of the best urban fantasy series I’ve ever read because of its superb, deep grounding in contemporary Brooklyn. I’d been hoarding it for … Continue reading

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#TBRChallenge – Book by a Favorite Author: Wild Angel by Pat Murphy

TweetWild Angel by Pat Murphy is a book by a favorite science fiction author I have been saving since it came out in paperback in 2000. (Yes, I know it was a long time ago!) When Sarah McKensie’s parents are … Continue reading

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My February Reading Log

TweetFiction: In the course of reading Coming to Terms: Consequences Impend (Clorinda Cathcart’s Circle Book 12) by L.A. Hall, I discovered I had somehow missed Tricks and Traps: Tables Turned (Clorinda Cathcart’s Circle Book 10)! Which I had not noticed, … Continue reading

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#TBRChallenge – New-To-You Author: Pembroke Park by Michelle Martin

TweetPembroke Park by Michelle Martin was a gift from Keira Soleore several years ago. It is repeatedly cited as the first lesbian Regency Romance, traditionally published by the storied Naiad Press in 1986. Description: When Lady Joanna Sinclair meets lady … Continue reading

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My January Reading Log

TweetFiction: The Orphans of Raspay: A Penric and Desdemona novella by Lois McMaster Bujold had fun twists and turns; there is currently one more novella in this series for me to read. I am a huge fan of Bujold so … Continue reading

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#TBRChallenge – Comfort Read: Tree of Cats by Ellis Avery

TweetFor my “comfort read” I chose Tree of Cats by Ellis Avery, the final novel by a college friend who died from cancer in 2019. Another college friend who read the manuscript told me the outlines of the story, which … Continue reading

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My December Reading Log

TweetFiction: I chose The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab at random from a pile of recent books; I was reading the first few pages to see what I wanted to read next, and with this book, I … Continue reading

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My September, October, and November Reading Log

TweetFiction: Golden in Death by J.D. Robb is fiftieth in the Eve Dallas series, and yes I read it, and yes it checked in with many recurring characters including a couple we hadn’t seen in a while, and yes it … Continue reading

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My July and August Reading Log

TweetFiction: I reread Wild Horses and then The Danger by Dick Francis. A friend recommended the author to me in high school; I’d read and re-read all of them over the years, but boxed them up about five years ago, … Continue reading

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