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The Book of Koli by M.R. Carey

Read September 2020 Recommended for fans of   ★     ★    ★    I’m a sucker for a post-apocalyptic novel, so when it seemed like some friends wanted to read The Book of Koli, followed by a serendipitous sale, it … Continue reading

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Driving the Deep by Suzanne Palmer

Read June 2020 Recommended for fans of submarines, space adventures!  ★     ★    ★     ★    1/2 Interesting that it has been sci-fi books in the past few years to really pull me out of my slump. Driving the Deep was … Continue reading

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False Value by Ben Aaronovitch. Well, yes. It was.

Read June 2020 Recommended for tolerant fans  ★     ★    1/2 Delivered as advertised. Oh yes; you heard right. The founder of Goodreads’ Folly Irregulars and long-time fan of Peter Grant (the novels), has found a Peter Grant book … Continue reading

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Robert B. Parker’s Old Black Magic by Ace Atkins

Recommended for: Parker fans Read May 2020 ★   ★   ★    Akins has taken over Parker’s Spenser series and honestly, has probably surpassed the final decade of books that Parker himself was able to push out. Still, reading the merging … Continue reading

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All Souls Near& Nigh by Hailey Turner

Read May 2020 Recommended for fans of PNR ★   ★   ★   1/2 As you might be able to tell from my categories, there’s a bit of kitchen sink about this. Shifters, gods, demons, mages, and vampires in New York … Continue reading

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Cry Fox by Ben Aaronovitch, Andrew Cartmel and Sullivan

Read April 2020 Recommended for fans of Ben’s graphic novels  ★     ★    1/2 Given all the sly references to Abigail and the foxes in the Peter Grant books, I had my hopes up for the story of Cry … Continue reading

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The Neon Boneyard by Craig Schaefer

Read April 2020 Recommended for fans of Daniel Faust  ★     ★     ★    1/2 A bit too, if you know what I mean. A bit too much, a bit too far, and in one particular moment, a bit … Continue reading

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How to Break an Undead Heart by Haley Edwards

Read April 2020 Recommended for fans of Sookie Stackhouse  ★     ★    ★    ★ I haven’t been this addicted to a series since Anne Bishop came out with The Others. Just like then, I recognize that there are … Continue reading

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A Game of Ghosts by John Connolly

Read January 2020 Recommended for fans of Charlie Parker  ★     ★     ★    “A new fall of snow had settled upon the old, like memories, like the years. It would freeze, too, according to the weathermen, adding another … Continue reading

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Sweep in Peace by Ilona Andrews

Read January 2020, 2015 Recommended for fans of magical inns  ★     ★     ★     ★    Surprisingly, I liked this even better than the first novel in the Innkeeper series, Clean Sweep. I expected a paranormal romance direction … Continue reading

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