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75 in ’13: Fer-de-Lance

  For the fifty-ninth book in the challenge, I read Fer-de-Lance by Rex Stout, the first in his Nero Wolfe series. I didn’t connect with the main characters very well. There’s a lot of fat-shaming in the narrator, Archie, and … Continue reading

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75 in ’13: The MacKinnon Curse

  For the thirty-fourth book in the challenge, I read The MacKinnon Curse: The Beginning (MacKinnon Curse series) by J.A. Templeton. This is a prequel short story, and a bit of a cheat for the book count, but shut up, … Continue reading

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75 in ’13: 813 (Arsene Lupin)

  For the thirty-third book, I read 813 (Arsène Lupin #4) by Maurice Leblanc. Once again, the gentleman-thief Arsène Lupin is caught up in yet another mysterious mystery of shadowy affairs! But wasn’t that fellow dead after the affair of … Continue reading

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75 in ’13: A Storm of Swords

For the fourteenth book in the challenge, I read A Storm of Swords, by George R.R. Martin, book three in A Song of Ice and Fire. Can you guess what I thought of it? It goes something like this: “AKDJAHS;DNFNIOE;;ALNSDNKLD;!!! … Continue reading

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75 in ’13: In Bed with a Highlander

For the fifth book in the challenge, I read In Bed with a Highlander, by Maya Banks, book one in the McCabe Trilogy. This was another from the Vaginal Fantasy group over on GoodReads, and that’s going to be my … Continue reading

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52 in 1 Bonus Book: Silent in the Grave

For the next bonus book, I read Silent in the Grave by Deanna Rayburn. I liked this one a fair bit better than the last one. For one, it seemed far more realistic, and for another, it wasn’t a flat-out … Continue reading

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52 in 1 Bonus Book: Nine Rules to Break When Romancing a Rake

For the next bonus book, I read Nine Rules to Break When Romancing a Rake by Sarah MacLean. I gave this a solid two stars out of five. It was a pretty standard “historical” romance, with a lot of the … Continue reading

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