Tag Archives: multi-read

Different Class, by Joanne Harris

Roy Straitley has been a St. Oswald’s teacher for over thirty years. He’s not easily ruffled, and he survived the events of the previous year. St. Oswald’s isn’t doing as well after those events, though, and there’s a new crisis … Continue reading

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The Sleeping Prince, by Melinda Salisbury (audio)

In this follow-up to The Sin Eater’s Daughter, a fairy tale has come to life. The Sleeping Prince is awake, and is taking multiple kingdoms for his throne after five hundred years asleep. He’s brutal, and the world is in … Continue reading

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The Sin Eater’s Daughter, by Melinda Salisbury (audio)

Twylla is deadly. As the embodied daughter of the gods, her skin is poisonous to anyone she touches, save the royal family, who are protected by the gods. Though Twylla hates her role and fate, she accepts it, until a … Continue reading

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The Raven King, by Maggie Stiefvater

1. Book 4 of the Raven Cycle. 2. There will be no spoilers at all in this review (book or series). 3. I honestly considered simply writing the word LOVE!!!!! on this review and being done with it. 4. I … Continue reading

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Words of Radiance, by Brandon Sanderson (audio)

Book Two of the Stormlight Archive, following The Way of Kings. Note: this review will not contain book spoilers, but will contain spoilers for The Way of Kings. Shallan and Jasnah make their way toward the shattered plains with information … Continue reading

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Gentlemen and Players, by Joanne Harris

St. Oswald’s Grammar School for Boys has withstood so much, from curriculum modernization to the dwindling of funds to a series of scandals buried as deep as the Board of Governors can dig. Roy Straitly has been teaching Latin there … Continue reading

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The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, by Marie Kondo

Subtitled: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing So…basically this is a kind of self-help course in decluttering and organizing, as the subtitle suggests. It’s been traveling around the blogosphere for a time now, and I first heard about it … Continue reading

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