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75 in ’13: Autumn Bones

  For the sixty-seventh book in the 2013 challenge, I read Autumn Bones, book two in the Agents of Hel series by Jacqueline Carey. I liked the first book so much, I immediately bought the second and read it, too! It’s … Continue reading

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75 in ’13: Dark Currents

For the sixty-sixth book in the challenge, I read Dark Currents, the first book in the Agents of Hel series by Jacqueline Carey. I immediately liked this book. I liked the characters. I liked the world-building. I liked the tone … Continue reading

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75 in ’13: Warrior

  For the sixtieth book in the challenge, I read Warrior by Zoë Archer, book one in The Blades of the Rose series. Every chapter felt like a new episode of a TV show. There was a lot of unnecessary … Continue reading

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75 in ’13: Swordspoint

  For the fifty-seventh book in the challenge, I read Swordspoint by Ellen Kushner, the first in her World of Riverside series. This was a different writing style than the last several books I’d read, and it took a while … Continue reading

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75 in ’13: The Stepsister Scheme

For the fifty-first book in the challenge, I read The Stepsister Scheme, by Jim Hines. It’s a different take on the old fairytale of Cinderella, with references to Sleeping Beauty, Snow White, and several others. The story begins after Cinderella’s/Danielle … Continue reading

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75 in ’13: Mort

For the forty-ninth book in the challenge, I read Mort by Terry Pratchett, the fourth book in the Discworld series. Death takes an apprentice! Hah! Oh, that kooky anthropomorphization of an existential fear! Seeing as how he has been reaping … Continue reading

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75 in ’13: The Sea Fairies

  For the forty-fourth book in the challenge, I read The Sea Fairies, by L. Frank Baum. So, being a children’s book, this story was not for me. It’s simplistic, it’s not terribly structured, there isn’t really an over-arching point … Continue reading

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