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#TBRChallenge – Secrets and Lies: Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein

TweetI know, I know, I should have read Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein back in 2012 when it came out because I had pre-ordered it, but I never felt quite ready. By exerting a magnificently huge effort, I managed … Continue reading

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#TBRChallenge – Book with One Word Title: Distances by Vandana Singh

TweetThe novella Distances by Vandana Singh is Volume 23 in the “Conversation Pieces” series from Aqueduct Press. It won the 2008 Carl Brandon Society Parallax Award and was on the Honor List for the 2009 James Tiptree, Jr. Award, now … Continue reading

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My May Reading Log

TweetFiction: Winter’s Orbit by Everina Maxwell mashes up space opera with a Marriage of Convenience, with the added level of this being one partner’s second marriage of convenience after his husband is killed in what appeared to be an accident. … Continue reading

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#TBRChallenge – Fairytale: The Serial Garden by Joan Aiken

TweetSmall Beer Press page for The Serial Garden. The Serial Garden: The Complete Armitage Family Stories by Joan Aiken “is the first complete collection of Joan Aiken’s beloved Armitage stories — and it includes four new, unpublished stories.” The world … Continue reading

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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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