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The Witches by Roald Dahl

Read  October 2017 Recommended for fans of Roald Dahl ★    ★    Things that are cool: a cigar-smoking grandma who encourages you to take safe action investigating solving problems witches with accents   Things that are creepy: Having to stay a … Continue reading

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Blood Trail by Tanya Huff

Read  October 2017 Recommended for fans of vampires, werewolves, female PIs ★    ★    ★    Huff takes on werewolves, 1992 style. Henry tempts Vicki with a case needing discretion–a possible murder of werewolves. Since they were shot in wolf form … Continue reading

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Small Magics by Ilona Andrews. Not so small.

Read September 2015 Recommended for fans of PNR, the Andrews  ★    ★   ★    1/2 This collection contains the stories “A Questionable Client,” “Retribution Clause,” “Of Swine and Roses,” “Grace of Small Magics” and “Magic Tests.” Committed fans of the … Continue reading

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Magic Shifts by Ilona Andrews

Read August 2015 Recommended for fans of urban fantasy, kick-ass plots  ★    ★    ★    ★    ★    The Kate Daniels series was originally plotted to end at book seven, culminating with the classic father confrontation (“I am your father”). While … Continue reading

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Murder of Crows by Anne Bishop

Read June 2014 Recommended for fans of urban fantasy, shapeshifters ★    ★    ★      1/2 Don’t judge me. I just read book one in this series (Written in Red)–twice–and so what else was I to do but full speed to … Continue reading

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Raven Cursed by Faith Hunter

Recommended for: UF fantasy fans Read from February 03 to 05, 2012 ★★★ 1/2   I’ve been following this series since the beginning, full of hope and almost-admiration for the heroine, Jane Yellowrock. She is a fabulous example of what … Continue reading

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The Song of Mavin Manyshaped by Sheri S. Tepper

  Recommended for fans of shape-changing epic fantasy, feminist fantacists, people who want something a little unusual ★   ★   ★  ★ Song of Mavin contains the kernels of everything I love about Tepper’s work. There’s the character herself; a little … Continue reading

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The Cloud Roads by Martha Wells

Recommended for: people looking for an unusual epic fantasy Read from February 10 to 15, 2013 ★★★ 1/2 Tired of the orphan’s heroic quest as he ventures into the world to discover himself and claim his birthright? Don’t give up … Continue reading

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Skinwalker by Faith Hunter

Recommended for: UF fans who like action Read June 2012 ★  ★  ★  ★   Let me get one thing straight: I don’t read romance novels. If romance is included within the scope of main character experience, I’ll still read … Continue reading

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