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Review of “The Undomestic Goddess” by Sophie Kinsella

It’s not as if there is anything unpredictable in Kinsella’s books, but they are nevertheless full of humor and charm, and worth reading in spite of the lack of significant surprise. I loved the premise of this book: a high-powered … Continue reading

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Review of “Thursday’s Children” by Nicci French

This is book four in the detective/psychological thriller series featuring psychotherapist Dr. Frieda Klein, who is the occasional collaborator of London Detective Chief Inspector Malcolm Karlsson. There is no romantic involvement between the two, although not for want of enthusiasm … Continue reading

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Review of “Dark Matter” by Blake Crouch

Who would have thought I would have already read, only halfway through the year, and by somewhat random selection, four novels employing themes of physics to structure the plot? And that all four of them were pretty clever? (They were … Continue reading

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Kid Lit Review of “Return” by Aaron Becker

This book completes the wordless trilogy that began with Journey and continued with Quest by award-winning author/illustrator Aaron Becker. As the saga began, a little girl escaped her lonely and boring home life through a magic door she colored onto … Continue reading

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Review of The Temeraire Series (First Four Books) by Naomi Novik

Temeraire is a set of nine fantasy novels in a series set during the English/French Napoleonic Wars, with each side in the war mustering aerial forces made up of dragons and their navigational teams. The saga in particular centers around … Continue reading

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