Everything I have to say on the Throne of Glass Series, Celaena Sardothien, Aelin Ashryver Galathynius and the men in her life

*** Spoliers ahead : This post is not a review but a discussion for people who have an opinion on ...
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Why Shoot A Butler

I did not know that Georgette Heyer wrote mysteries. I picked the book from its place on a crowded shelf ...
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War of the Fae: Book 1 (The Changelings)

My favourite part of War of the Fae is the beginning - the setting of a high school, complete with ...
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The Name of the Wind

“If I seem to wander, if I seem to stray, remember that true stories seldom take the straightest way” If ...
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The Mortal Instruments

**Lots of spoilers but better to be prepared** I have invested so many days into this 6 book series, The ...
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The James Joyce Murder

The James Joyce Murder (A Kate Fansler Mystery) by Amanda Cross is unabashedly literary. Imagine an Agatha Christie bucolic setting ...
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The Broken Empire

Mark Lawrence has become one of my favourite fantasy novelists thanks to his riveting revenge fantasy series The Broken Empire ...
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The Vesuvius Club

I selected Vesuvius Club as my next read based on the recommendation that readers who like P. G. Wodehouse (an ...
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Gift of the Phoenix

Gift of the Phoenix is 574 pages of fantasy, magic, valour and love. It is a splendid read, specially if you ...
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Clockwise is different. In an enjoyable unforeseen way. A young adult novel that is not about a dystopic world that ...
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My Best Loved Stories from The Wind in the Willows

I have hazy recollection of onscreen adaptations of The Wind in the Willows where furry rodents in warm fuzzy coats ...
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UnEnchanted, by Chanda Hahn, is book 1 in the An Unfortunate Fairy Tale Young Adult series. At the beginning, it ...
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Were you Prepared for We the Living?

Having first read Fountainhead followed by Atlas Shrugged, We The Living came as a tragic jolt I was entirely unprepared ...
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Ravished sticks to a more traditional regency romance format than some of the other novels by Amanda Quick. It is a ...
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The Duke and I

The Duke and I is a historical romance by Julia Quinn. The first of the immensely popular Bridgerton series. For me, ...
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