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"Witch High," Denise Little Ed.

Pros: Fun, enjoyable little fantasies Cons: Some awkward or predictable stories; inconsistencies Rating: 4 out of 5

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"Man of the House," Ad Hudler

Pros: Entertaining, quirky, insightful, fun Cons: Downright depressing at a few points Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Review book courtesy of AuthorsOnTheWeb.com. Visit Ad Hudler on the web.   I first heard about Man of the House when I stumbled

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"Ceremony in Death," J.D. Robb

Pros: Deeper look at a fascinating setting; interesting mystery; some interesting psychological questions Cons: A couple of the characters are a little flimsy Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Visit Nora Roberts’s website.   Ceremony in Death is the fifth book

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"Rapture in Death," J.D. Robb

Pros: Fun setting; interesting mystery; post-marriage character development Cons: Not the best of Robb/Roberts’s mysteries Rating: 4 out of 5 Visit Nora Roberts’s website.   Rapture in Death is the fourth book in Nora Roberts/J.D. Robb’s ‘in death’ series, starring

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"Down to a Sunless Sea," Mathias B. Freese

Pros: Beautiful prose-poetry; an astounding empathy; great courage Cons: It helps to have a decent history & literature background Rating: 5 out of 5 Review book courtesy of the author Visit the author’s site.   I’m slightly at a loss

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"The Secret Scroll," Ronald Cutler

Pros: Interesting premise; fascinating setting Cons: Over-the-top melodrama; irritating good guys; unbelievably stupid one-dimensional bad guys; all-too-convenient plot developments; heavy-handed Rating: 1.5 out of 5 Review book courtesy of Lisa Roe. Visit The Secret Scroll online.   I prefer to

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Connect the Dots (BTT)

Today, I’m going to share with you a prompt from the wonderful weekly site Booking Through Thursday, which they call simply ‘writing challenge’ and I’ll call connecting the dots. Here’s what they have to say: Pick up the nearest book.

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"Immortal in Death," J.D. Robb

Pros: Fun setting; intriguing and elaborate mystery; great characters Cons: Some subject matter will be too heavy for some readers Rating: 5 out of 5 Visit Nora Roberts’s website.   A touch of series background: Immortal in Death is the

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"Glory in Death," J.D. Robb

Pros: Fun; page-turning; great characters & emotion Cons: A few awkward point-of-view changes; telegraphed the murderer a bit heavily Rating: 4 out of 5 Visit Nora Roberts’s website.   Okay, I admit it. After four books I’m full-bore sucked into

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"Romancing the Dead," Tate Hallaway

Pros: Entertaining, quirky, and detailed characters Cons: Meandering start Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Review copy (uncorrected proof) courtesy of Penguin Group. Expected publication date: 5/6/08. Visit Tate Hallaway’s website.   Tate Hallaway’s Romancing the Dead follows her novels Dead

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