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Amongst Our Weapons by Ben Aaronovitch. Or, Primary Weapon: Kobna

Read April 2022 Recommended ★   ★   ★   ★    1/2 Here’s what you need to know: while I generally am unable to be an audio book listener, audio is absolutely the best way to consume the Peter Grant series. Although I … Continue reading

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Silent Parade by Keigo Higashino

Read March 2022 Recommended for fans. Very ardent ones. ★   ★     I loved Higashino’s  Salvation of a Saint and The Devotion of Suspect X.  Malice and A Midsummer’s Equation were enjoyable, but not nearly as remarkable. This, though: this was … Continue reading

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The Bruising of Qilwa by Naseem Jamnia

Read March 2022 ★   ★  ★ Reminds me very much of early adolescence; earnest, sincere, and very awkward. I have no doubt that some will love it’s wholehearted embracement of the exploration of identity and I absolutely wish them enjoyment … Continue reading

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Sisters of the Forsaken Stars by Lina Rather

Read January 2022 Recommended for fans of the Sisters ★   ★  ★  1/2 I was going to say something about how this mostly feels like a thoughtful character study, with a little bit of plot thrown in, until I was … Continue reading

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The Iron Khan by Liz Williams. Or, Sheer Gold.

Read February 2022 Recommended for fans of Chinese mythology ★   ★   ★   ★       1/2 Currently the last in the Detective Inspector Chen series. It deserves more than this partial review, but I am, after all, on vacation, so … Continue reading

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The Empress of Salt and Fortune by Nghi Vo

Recommended for fans of The Night Garden Read October  2021 ★   ★   ★   ★    It only took five years, but I am officially In Like with my kindle. I’m in the middle of three different books, but none of … Continue reading

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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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