Tag Archives: Fiction

Angelfall

I had ordered this trilogy quite some time ago and had forgotten that they were actually YA (young adult – or teenage) books.  And that’s fine because I have loved such books as the Twilight series and the Hunger Games … Continue reading

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2016 books (catch-up)

I suppose if I am going to try to re-start/continue to keep my blog up to date, I should record the books I read and never included here.  I have recorded nothing since last April. And, interestingly enough – to … Continue reading

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The Rosie Project

…And here is what I decided to read next: The Rosie Project: A Novel by Graeme Simsion I began this book yesterday evening (February 27).  By page two I was already laughing!  This one probably won’t take me very long … Continue reading

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Currently Reading…

I lost track of when I started reading these books, but I am presently in the middle of the second book of the Magicians Trilogy, by Lev Grossman: The Magicians The Magician King The Magician’s Land These books are really … Continue reading

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December Books

Beginning on or around December 1st, after finishing The Alchemist, I started reading this: Uprooted, by Naomi Novik “A very enjoyable fantasy with the air of a modern classic . . . Naomi Novik skillfully takes the fairy-tale-turned-bildungsroman structure of … Continue reading

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The Martian

I finally finished reading all of the Louise Penny books on November 19th and, as hard as it was to move on to something else after spending so much time immersed in those wonderful books, I decided I would simply … Continue reading

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Louise Penny

Well, my next stop is… Canada!  On September 1st I started reading the first of Louise Penny’s “Inspector Gamache” novels:  Still Life.  These books are set primarily in a small town near Montreal, Quebec.  And it’s the kind of town … Continue reading

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