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I read a lot of everything. Mostly fantasy and sci-fi, or speculative fiction or Slipstream or New Weird or whatever we're calling it now, some comics, some literary fiction, mysteries, la dee da. And...well. I do like a kissin' book.
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September 2013
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August 2013
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This is a good one. A really fascinating look into not just the Pilgrim family, but the history and land politics of frontier...
Pilgrim's Wilderness: A True Story of Faith and Madness on the Alaska Frontier - Tom Kizzia
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August 2013
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I picked this one up because I love Jo Brand on QI. It's pretty dated, but I got some good laughs out of it. It would make a ...
A Load of Old Balls: Ranking of Men in History - Jo Brand
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April 2013
24
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This is the best romance I've read in a long time. The hero and heroine are both compelling and relatable, the romance and al...
Miss Wonderful - Loretta Chase
April 2013
23
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There's a lot to like here. Judith Ivory is a very capable writer, and she told an interesting (and slightly kinky!) story wh...
Untie My Heart - Judith Ivory
April 2013
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Julia Quinn is always a good time! This is definitely one of her fluffier, more lighthearted stories. The romance was sweet a...
What Happens in London - Julia Quinn
April 2013
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I didn't enjoy this book at all. The hero was a jerk, the heroine was intensely stupid (despite how frequently we were told s...
Scandal - Amanda Quick
April 2013
15
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I didn't love this book as much as everyone else seemed to. It was fun, but also somewhat amateurish and stuffed to the gill...
Darkhouse - Karina Halle
April 2013
14
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A literary, character-driven mystery tale that's just as good as everyone says it is. The various plots are handled very well...
Case Histories - Kate Atkinson
February 2013
19
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I expected not to care much about this one, but it turned out to be one of the best in the Silk & Scandal series. The hero an...
Unlacing the Innocent Miss - Margaret McPhee
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The Silk & Scandal series is good enough for me to give the conclusion four stars just on principle, but I think this book ea...
Taken by the Wicked Rake (Harlequin Historical) - Christine Merrill
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Easily my least favorite of the Silk and Scandal series, which is quite good overall. The hero begins the story as a complete...
The Viscount and the Virgin (Harlequin Historical) - Annie Burrows
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The starting book and one of the better entries in the very enjoyable Silk & Scandal series. The heroine is likable and easy ...
The Lord and the Wayward Lady (Harlequin Historical) - Louise Allen
January 2013
23
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This book was the best kind of surprise. I was expecting a much more straightforward detective novel, so I was initially thro...
The Man Who Knew Too Much - G.K. Chesterton
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January 2013
22
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This is a brisk little country house mystery with low stakes but a pretty satisfying solution, likable characters, and plenty...
The Red House Mystery (Dover Mystery Classics) - A. A. Milne
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