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Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell -What Would It Be Like If England Had Magic?

Book Review : Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell By Susanna Clarke Spoiler Alert! Summary Two magicians shall appear in England. The first shall fear me; the second shall long to behold me… The year is 1806. England is beleaguered by the long … Continue reading

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The Maid’s War -An Alternate Joan of Arc

Book Review : The Maid’s War A Kingfountain Prequel e-book By Jeff Wheeler Spoiler Alert! Summary Sent on an impossible mission by Kingfountain’s ruler into the heart of the enemy’s capital as two mighty kingdoms prepare for war, Ankarette Tryneowy must … Continue reading

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A Gentleman In Moscow – How Can One Live In A Hotel And Keep One’s Sanity? or, A View Of A Different Era and Place

Book Review : A Gentleman In Moscow By Amor Towles Spoiler Alert! Summary A Gentleman in Moscow immerses us in another elegantly drawn era with the story of Count Alexander Rostov. When, in 1922, he is deemed an unrepentant aristocrat by a Bolshevik … Continue reading

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“Outrun The Moon” – The Value Of An Education

Book Review : Outrun The Moon By Stacey Lee Spoiler Alert! Summary San Francisco, 1906: Fifteen-year-old Mercy Wong is determined to break from the poverty in Chinatown, and an education at St. Clare’s School for Girls is her best hope. Although St. … Continue reading

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The King’s Traitor – Do You Think You Know The Ending? And Everything In-Between?

Book Review : The King’s Traitor The Kingfountain Series By Jeff Wheeler Spoiler Alert! Summary Against all odds, Owen Kiskaddon grew from frightened boy to confident youth to trusted officer in the court of Kingfountain—and watched its regent, Severn Argentine, grow ever … Continue reading

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The Phoenix Legacy – A Science Fiction Series Worthy of Asimov

Book Review : Sword of the Lamb The Phoenix Legacy series By M.K. Wren e-book Spoiler Alert! (New ebook cover) (Book 2, Original Cover) (Book 3, Original Cover – which I think is more fun) Summary In the 33rd Century, a vast … Continue reading

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The Penderwicks – A Madcap Adventure

Book Review : The Penderwicks A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy By Jeanne Birdsall Spoiler Alert!   Summary A National Book Award winner, this modern classic is perfect for fans of Noel Streatfeild and Edward … Continue reading

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