Review: The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield (Spoiler Free)

Review: The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield (Spoiler Free)

The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield Read: April 28 – May 11, 2012 Other Information: Owned book (gift), hardcover, 406 pages, Book Club selection Book Blurb: My gripe is not with lovers of the truth but with truth herself. What succor, what consolation is there in truth, compared to a story? What good is truth, […]

May 11, 2012
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The Lure of the Re-Read

So, as I near the end of my being stuck with library books that I hated, when I have many bookcases of possibilities open to me… why is it now that I want to re-read books? And not even books that it has been a long time since I read them last. I am talking […]

May 8, 2012
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Review: Ashfall by Mike Mullin (Spoiler Free)

Review: Ashfall by Mike Mullin (Spoiler Free)

Ashfall by Mike Mullin Read: May 5 – May 6, 2012 Other Information: Library book, hardcover, 463 pages, personal read Book Blurb: (Inside cover, the back is a bunch of rave reviews by authors I don’t know) Many visitors to Yellowstone National Park don’t realize that the boiling hot springs and spraying geysers are caused […]

May 6, 2012
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A Preface To My Next Review

I just finished reading Ashfall by Mike Mullin. I did not enjoy it. Since I started this blog, there have been very few books I have read that I have enjoyed. It is making me come across as some picky, bratty reader who is never satisfied. I promise, I have books I LOVE. I haven’t […]

May 6, 2012
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On Beginnings

Hands down, the beginning is the hardest part of writing a story. Followed, of course, by the ending and the middle. But something sets the beginning apart. I have, many a time, sat there sweaty palmed with my heart racing as I try to put pencil to paper. (Pen actually, I abhor writing in pencil.) […]

May 5, 2012
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Review: Boneshaker by Cherie Priest

Review: Boneshaker by Cherie Priest

Boneshaker by Cherie Priest Read: May 1 – May 4, 2012 Other Information: Library book, paperback, 416 pages, book club/personal read Book Blurb: In the early days of the Civil War, rumors of gold in the frozen Klondike brought hordes of newcomers to the Pacific Northwest. Anxious to compete, Russian prospectors commissioned inventor Leviticus Blue […]

May 5, 2012
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Currently Reading: Boneshaker by Cherie Priest

So, one of the books I am currently reading (in a mad dash to get it back to the library on time) is Boneshaker by Cherie Priest. I am enjoying it. I don’t love it, but I don’t hate it. Something about the writing isn’t pulling me right into the story. But the story is […]

May 3, 2012
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Literary Panic: Library Edition

I am emerging from my novel-induced-stupor for a short post today. My panic was induced by the fact that I have until May 5 to read two of my library books, as they cannot be renewed. And I am behind for my book club selection. So I am now going to withdraw into the haze […]

April 30, 2012
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Hello Followers!

WordPress has been kind enough to inform me that I officially have FIVE SIX followers. I forgot my mom originally, because she is an e-mail only follower. Sorry, mom! Holy crow! That makes me feel all sorts of warm and fuzzy inside, you have NO idea. When I started this blog, I was just thinking […]

April 28, 2012
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Review: The Maze Runner by James Dashner

Review: The Maze Runner by James Dashner

The Maze Runner by James Dashner Read: April 23 – April 28, 2012 Other Information: Library book, hardcover, 374 pages, personal read Book Blurb: A boom exploded through the air, making Thomas jump. It was followed by a horrible crunching, grinding sound. He stumbled backward, fell to the ground. He wouldn’t have believed it if […]

April 28, 2012
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