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The Doors of Eden by Adrian Tchaikovsky

Recommended for:  fans of world-building Read in August 2021 ★   ★   ★  ★   I’ve been told, by a mostly reliable source, that as long as your ending is satisfying, you just can’t complain too much. As much as my instinct … Continue reading

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Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas

Recommended for:  fans YA UF, Pride reads Read in August 2021 ★   ★   ★    Oh, I knew what I was getting into. You should too. Cemetery Boys is definitely young adult, young teenage level with angst on the level … Continue reading

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Julian at the Wedding by Jessica Love

á Read June 2021 ★  ★  ★ A follow-up to the adventures of Julian discovering mermaids, this suffers in comparison. I continue to love Love’s artistic sensibilities, but almost none of the pictures felt as vibrant or as unusual as … Continue reading

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Selected Poems by Jorge Luis Borges

Read May 2021★  ★  ★  1/2 When Florencia shared a poem by Jorge Luis Borges in her review, I was inspired enough to track down more of his work. Luckily, I happened upon this lengthy compellation of poems that spanned … Continue reading

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On the Wings of War by Hailey Turner

Read May 2021 Recommended for fans action-packed UF ★  ★  ★  ★ My favorite installment in the series yet. It’s full of a variety of types of action with a little more emphasis on the human political sphere and less … Continue reading

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Friday the Rabbi Slept Late by Harry Kemelman

Read April 2021 Recommended for fans of cozy-type mystery ★  ★  ★ After a slow start, the Rabbi came through. A red herring or two, a couple of likable characters, and a not-incompetent police chief made for some interesting stops … Continue reading

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Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie

Read March 2021Recommended for sci-fi ★     ★     ★   1/2 It’s complicated. I bought Ancillary Justice awhile ago, knowing I needed to read it. Everyone, it seemed was raving, from the Hugo/Locus/Nebula Awards to the Incomparable Podcast to the friends … Continue reading

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A Song Below Water by Bethany C. Morrow

A really fabulous idea, lots of potential but awkward execution. For a book that is ostensibly about Tavia, a young woman recently relocated from LA to Portland, and her bestie, Effie, there’s an awful lot here that has nothing to … Continue reading

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The Address Book: What Street Addresses Reveal About Identity, Race, Wealth, and Power by Deirdre Mask

Read January 2021 Recommended for nerds and those who love names  ★     ★     ★     ★   I love words and have noted plenty of irony in suburban addresses more than once (where are the oaks on Oak … Continue reading

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The Seep by Chana Porter

Read February 2021  ★     ★     ★     ★     You probably read my book reviews to figure out whether or not a book should make it to your TBR list, and maybe even how soon you should read … Continue reading

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