Tag Archives: WTF moments

Plus One, by Elizabeth Fama (audio)

In the world post-Spanish flu, the population has been split into halves: those that live and work in the day (Rays) and those who occupy the night (Smudges). The choice of which half you’re in has more to do with … Continue reading

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The Hanged Man, by PN Elrod

When Lady Alex Pendlebury is called in to psychically evaluate a death, she has no idea that the deceased will be someone she knows. The death, which Alex is convinced is a murder rather than suicide, is peculiar, and when … Continue reading

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Caraval, by Stephanie Garber

Note: I’m just back from vacation and have a couple backlogged reviews. I’ll be back to the blog in a more substantial way this weekend. In the meantime… From Goodreads: Scarlett has never left the tiny island where she and … Continue reading

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The Great Hunt, by Robert Jordan (audio)

Book 2 of the Wheel of Time. To avoid series spoilers, I won’t add a book summary, and instead simply state my impressions of The Great Hunt. First, let me say that I read the first book in this series, … Continue reading

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No One Knows, by JT Ellison (audio)

Aubrey’s husband disappeared five years ago. She was eventually exonerated after she was accused of murdering him, and her life has been a wreck ever since. On the day her husband is declared dead, a mysterious stranger shows up, and … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, by Jack Thorne

(based on a story by JK Rowling, and in collaboration with John Tiffany) Many years after the end of the Harry Potter series, a new story starts centered on the children of several characters of the original series. In play … Continue reading

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Bellweather Rhapsody, by Kate Racculia

A dilapidated hotel. A November weekend. A pair of elfin-looking twins. A sociopath music director. A missing girl. A volatile conductor. An a cappella boy band. A legendary murder-suicide celebrating its fifteenth anniversary. A blizzard that traps everyone inside. This … Continue reading

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