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The Necromancer Chronicles by Amanda Downum

The Necromancer Chronicles by Amanda Downum

August 5, 2014 Fantasy, Reviews 5

I was swayed to give this fantasy trilogy a try when I learned that one of the books would have a trans woman pov character. The numerous characters of colour, including several pov characters, were an added bonus. The books are written in third person limited voice. The one character… Read more »

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How To (Not) Train Your Dragon 2

How To (Not) Train Your Dragon 2

June 23, 2014 Movie / TV 0

Sometimes you see a sequel so incredibly bad it ruins the first film. How to Train Your Dragon 2 hits that hard. Standing in the ashes is a tired tale of the One True Boy and his Peaceful Nation. Plus racism. Remember Astrid and how much you loved seeing a strong female… Read more »

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New Life by Bonnie Dee

New Life by Bonnie Dee

January 8, 2014 Contemporary, Reviews 1

It was sometime back in spring that I ran across Jessica’s guest review of this book over at Radish Reviews. A romance between a 24-year old brain injured janitor and a brand-new lawyer sounded interesting and, based on Jessica’s comments, it seemed like it might also be a thoughtful take… Read more »

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Meant to be Married by Ruth Wind

Meant to be Married by Ruth Wind

December 18, 2013 Contemporary, Reviews 5

To say my hopes were high for this book might not be totally accurate, but I went into this book with a certain expectation for quality writing and storytelling. I’d read three books so far by Ruth Wind/Barbara Samuel/Barbara O’Neal (pick a name, woman!), all of them telling a multicultural… Read more »

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Fast Forward by Juliet Madison

Fast Forward by Juliet Madison

November 13, 2013 Contemporary, Reviews 1

While it had a great premise finishing this book was an absolute slog. Fast Forward is meant for the relative who sends you life affirming cartoons about aging as she sips from her Maxine mug. I wanted Big and I got Freaky Friday. Juliet Madison gives us no one to root for…. Read more »

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The Wrangler by Pamela Britton

The Wrangler by Pamela Britton

October 4, 2013 Contemporary, Reviews 0

Samantha Davies is a former show horse rider who has shown up unannounced at Clint McAllister’s Montana ranch. Sam is losing her sight after suffering massive head injuries in the car crash that killed her parents a few months ago. Before she goes completely blind, she wants to see a… Read more »

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