Tag: book review

Dec 18

Book Review: To Kill a Mockingjay

To Kill A Mockingjay by Harper Collins This book is about the daughter of a lawyer living in District 12 who is chosen to take part in “the Hunger Play” in which children dress up like items of food. The daughter, Scatniss Finch is forced to dress up like a ham for the play, along with other …

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Sep 11

Book Review: Lock In

Lock In by John Scalzi I’d been hearing about this book for months before it came out, and kept checking to see if my hold at the library had been filled yet, when I decided not to wait anymore and just buy the audiobook. They gave me the choice between Amber Benson and Wil Wheaton …

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Sep 03

Book Review: Mulberry Wands

Mulberry Wands by Kater Cheek My rating: 5 of 5 stars Cats like to hunt and kill things. Sometimes they’ll leave birds, more often roaches or lizards. I’ve heard stories of other people’s cats who brought in rabbits, and once, even a bat. This got me thinking: What would be the worst thing a cat could …

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Jul 08

Book Review – Winter People

The Winter People by Jennifer McMahon I really liked this book, and am glad that I have found a new author to follow when I’m in the mood for something creepy and dark. I think “winter people” are like the opposite of “summer people” which is to say, the opposite of people who are only …

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Jul 03

Book Review – Clean Sweep

Clean Sweep by Ilona Andrews Andrews* manages the difficult feat of making “magic-using young woman has interactions with sexy vampire and sexy werewolf” into something unusual. Dina Demille is an innkeeper, which is not as prosaic as it sounds. She has a magic broom, missing parents, and a long-term guest who likes to talk about …

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