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Bride of a Distant Isle – Does It Remind You of a Classic Gothic Novel?

Book Review : Bride of a Distant Isle Daughters of Hampshire By Sandra Byrd Spoiler Alert! Summary Miss Annabel Ashton is a teacher at the Rogers School for Young Ladies in Winchester when she takes a brief visit to her family … Continue reading

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The Wings of the Morning – Books From The Early 1900’s Still Have The Power To Charm

Book Review : The Wings of the Morning By Louis Tracy Spoiler Alert! Summary Heading into a typhoon in the South China Sea, the Sirdar is on a course that will forever change the life of one of its most spirited and … 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 Trouble With Kings” – Beyond A Damsel In Distress

Book Review : The Trouble With Kings By Sherwood Smith Spoiler Alert! Summary Princess Flian finds herself the unwilling object of desire of three royals. Is the one she wants a villain–or a hero? Waking up in a strange place, Flian … Continue reading

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The Bands of Mourning – A Mistborn Novel

Book Review: The Bands of Mourning A Mistborn Novel By Brandon Sanderson Spoiler Alert! Summary With The Alloy of Law and Shadows of Self, Brandon Sanderson surprised readers with a New York Times bestselling spinoff of his Mistborn books, set after … Continue reading

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“Shadows of Self” – A New Wax and Wayne Novel From The Mistborn World

Book Review: Shadows of Self By Brandon Sanderson Spoiler Alert!    Summary      Shadows of Self shows Mistborn’s society evolving as technology and magic mix, the economy grows, democracy contends with corruption, and religion becomes a growing cultural force, with four faiths … Continue reading

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“This Dark Endeavor” – The Road to Madness

Book Review : This Dark Endeavor by Kenneth Oppel Spoiler Alert! Konrad and Victor Frankenstein are twins growing up with their cousin, Elizabeth and friend Henry having wonderful childhood adventures. By accident Elizabeth discovers a secret door that leads to … Continue reading

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