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Note: more Tanya Huff to come!

I’m still in the middle of my intensive one-month anatomy course, so, no time for anything other than studying (although I did manage to spend a few hours at a food truck festival last weekend!). Definitely no time for reading,

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Review: “An Ancient Peace,” Tanya Huff

Pros: Still the usual amazing world-building and characters Cons: Definitely read the Confederation novels first! Rating: 5 out of 5 In Tanya Huff’s An Ancient Peace, the first book in her Peacekeeper trilogy, she returns to her Confederation world. This

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Review: “Space Carrier Avalon,” Glynn Stewart

Pros: Good space combat scenes Cons: Starts slow Rating: 3 out of 5 Glynn Stewart’s Space Carrier Avalon (Castle Federation) (Volume 1) follows Kyle Roberts, a war hero and pilot who’s been put in charge of the Avalon, a famous

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It feels strange

I’ve been doing book reviews online since 1998, since before blogs and book tours and the like. It feels so strange to not be writing book reviews. Hopefully I’ll find a balance in which I can do a book or

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Just so you know…

The reviews will become an occasional thing and I will only very rarely take items for review for at least a while. I’m going back to school and am already deep in books that are not nearly so much fun

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Review: “The New Neighbors,” Simon Lelic

Pros: Interesting mystery Cons: Structurally odd Rating: 4 out of 5 Simon Lelic’s The New Neighbors largely takes the form of a manuscript written alternately by Sydney and Jack, a couple who recently bought an old house stuffed with creepy

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Review: “The Beloveds,” Maureen Lindley

Pros: Weird, shifting tale Cons: Weird, shifting tale Rating: 4 out of 5 Maureen Lindley’s The Beloveds focuses on Elizabeth, who feels mightily aggrieved. As far as she’s concerned her life has always gone wrong. Her younger sister Gloria appropriated

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Review: “The Broken Girls,” Simone St. James

Pros: Fascinating story Cons: … Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Uncorrected proof provided by publisher for review. In Simone St. James’s The Broken Girls, the time period switches back and forth between 1950 and 2014, in the small town of

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Review: “Live Your Life,” Ann LeFevre

Pros: Some good suggestions Cons: Artificial gimmick; some not-so-great advice Rating: 2.5 out of 5 Live Your Life: 14 Days to the Best You by Ann LeFevre, PhD, LCSW, CMT, details 14 ways to improve your life and self. The

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Review: “Sparrow Hill Road,” by Seanan McGuire

Pros: Fascinating worldbuilding and characters Cons: … Rating: 5 out of 5 Seanan McGuire’s Sparrow Hill Road is about Rose Marshall, a ghost who’s been sweet 16 for decades. She’ll forever wear the prom dress she died in, and she

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