Tag: France

Dec 18

Book Review: Victory of Eagles

Victory of Eagles by Naomi Novik When I finished this book, I immediately bought the next one in the series. I’m really enjoying the characters and the world and how different each novel is from the one that preceded it. This novel is set once again in England, but the decisions and the events in …

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Apr 09

Book Review: The 48 Laws of Power

The 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene I was basically told that I HAD to read this book, and not just read it, but study it. I was expecting something different, more of a how-to succeed book written by some over-confident millionaire, not something so heavily grounded in classical histories. The chapters are divided …

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Aug 11

Book Review: Ysabel

Ysabel by Guy Gavriel Kay I’ve always been a huge fan of Guy Gavriel Kay’s work, and I bought a signed hardback copy of this the year that Ysabel was up for the World Fantasy award. So my expectations were rather high. Reading it was like opening a cherished bottle of expensive wine that’s been …

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Dec 04

Book Review: When You Are Engulfed In Flames

When You Are Engulfed in Flames by David Sedaris I got this book as an audiobook, and believe it is Sedaris’ best collection. I’ve also read DRESS YOUR FAMILY IN CORDUROY AND DENIM, and at least another one, but I can’t remember which one. I’ve also heard quite a few of his NPR readings and …

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May 22

“Voice Like a Cello” and “Bear Country”

Dear Blog Friends; Since last week’s pairing of short stories was so successful, I decided to put up another pair. ┬áMaking the cover art was a lot easier this time. I guess practice makes perfect with anything, even new software. I was originally going to pair “Voice Like a Cello” with another short story I …

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