Tag Archives: RIP-worthy

All the Crooked Saints, by Maggie Stiefvater (audio)

From GoodReads: Here is a thing everyone wants: a miracle. Here is a thing everyone fears: what it takes to get one. Any visitor to Bicho Raro, Colorado is likely to find a landscape of dark saints, forbidden love, scientific dreams, miracle-mad … Continue reading

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The Call, by Peadar O’Guilin (audio)

It’s been twenty-five years since the Sidhe began their revenge on the Irish. They were banished thousands of years ago, and now they plot to exterminate the population of the island. No one can get in or out of Ireland. … Continue reading

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The Empty Grave, by Jonathan Stroud (audio)

As this is the fifth book in the Lockwood & Co series, any description would necessarily give away series spoilers, and I don’t want to do that. Instead I’ll do my best to sing this book’s praises – and the … Continue reading

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My Best Friend’s Exorcism, by Grady Hendrix

Sophomore year, 1988, and a stupid girls’ night out changes everything for Abby and her best friend Gretchen. Gretchen just doesn’t seem to be herself anymore, and the changes in her go from disturbing to worse. Soon Abby has to … Continue reading

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A Torch Against the Night, by Sabaa Tahir

Because this is a second book in a series, I’m not going to talk about the story itself. I don’t want to give away book or series spoilers. Instead, this’ll just be a mini-review of my experience of the book. … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Wrapping Up RIP XI

I didn’t have much of a plan for RIP this year. I knew things would be chaotic and sporadic since we were in the process of moving. When I made up my original list of RIP-possibilities, I had no idea … Continue reading

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The Girl with All the Gifts, by MR Carey (audio)

I don’t know when exactly this book came to my attention. It was released a few years back, but I only really remember hearing about it this year, when people started raving about it. I glanced at the GoodReads description … Continue reading

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