Category Archives: 2012

Son, by Lois Lowry

Claire is assigned to be a birthmother, but something goes wrong during her first delivery. Now, she can’t stop thinking of the son who has been taken away from her. Can’t help visiting him even though she’s not supposed to … Continue reading

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Something Wicked & The Night Circus

Last year, when Lu from Regular Rumination brought up the idea of reading Something Wicked This Way Comes alongside The Night Circus, I immediately knew I had to join her. I’d loved The Night Circus and already wanted to revisit … Continue reading

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Protected: Carnival of Souls, by Melissa Marr

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Unspoken, by Sarah Rees Brennan

Kami Glass is normal in most ways – lives in a small British town, runs the school newspaper, has a great best friend, loves her family – but she’s got one peculiarity that sets her apart: she never grew out … Continue reading

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Readathon: Legion, by Brandon Sanderson (audio)

Stephen Leeds is different. He has over 40 different “aspects” of himself, like multiple personalities except they exist outside him, rather than manifesting within him. He calls it some form of schizophrenia, and people pay a lot of money to … Continue reading

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Readathon: Emma (vol 1), by Kaoru Mori

Historical fiction, London. Emma is a maid for a retired governess. She is beautiful, but either unconscious of that beauty, or unwilling to flaunt it, despite multiple suitors. She does, however, begin to fall for William Jones, a rich young … Continue reading

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Readathon: Mind of my Mind, by Octavia Butler

This is the second book (both chronologically and published) of the patternist series. I recently read Wild Seed (first chronologically, fourth published) and loved it, and wanted to continue on with the series. At this point, the series focuses on … Continue reading

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Sweetness in the Belly, by Camilla Gibb (audio)

Lilly is born to British parents, but raised in Africa by a devout Muslim teacher, and eventually moves to Ethiopia as a teenager. When Ethiopia is torn apart by war politics, she becomes a refugee in London, and eventually turns … Continue reading

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The Casual Vacancy, by JK Rowling

Goodreads summary: When Barry Fairbrother dies in his early forties, the town of Pagford is left in shock. Pagford is, seemingly, an English idyll, with a cobbled market square and an ancient abbey, but what lies behind the pretty façade … Continue reading

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The Metabolic Effect Diet, by Jade and Keoni Teta

Summary: A weight-loss book. No, I take that back – a “fat-loss” book. So…not sure what to say about this book. I saw it come through the library system and decided to try it out. It was advertised as having … Continue reading

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