Monthly Archives: January 2014

The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms (The Inheritance Trilogy 01) by N.K. Jemisin

Synopsis: Yeine Darr is an outcast from the barbarian north. But when her mother dies under mysterious circumstances, she is summoned to the majestic city of Sky. There, to her shock, Yeine is named an heiress to the king. But … Continue reading

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Review: Beyond the Precipice by Eva A. Blaskovic

I got a complimentary copy of this novel from the pubisher in exchange for an honest review – thank you very much! That fact, of course,  didn’t influence my opinion in any way. Synopsis: Bret Killeen, 18, has just started … Continue reading

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Review: Shaky Ground (Schattenreich 02) by Sharon Kae Reamer

I got a complimentary copy of this book free of charge from the author, in exchange for an honest review. Or rather I wheedled it. Anyway that fact didn’t influence my opinion in any way. Synopsis (from Goodreads): Her bruises … Continue reading

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Rameau’s review archive: Between Two Thorns (The Split Worlds 01) by Emma Newman

Synopsis: Something is wrong in Aquae Sulis, Bath’s secret mirror city. The new season is starting and the Master of Ceremonies is missing. Max, an Arbiter of the Split Worlds Treaty, is assigned with the task of finding him with … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Gravity by Alfonso Cuarón

Synopsis: A team of brave American astronauts are attaching a high-tech new scanning device to the Hubble telescope. Suddenly they get very bad news. The voice of Houston mission control (Ed Harris) informs them that the Russians have destroyed one … Continue reading

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Capture (Torsere Series 01) by Annabelle Jacobs

Synopsis: Over two hundred years ago, when dragons were hunted for their blood, the King of Torsere offered them sanctuary. In return, the dragons bestowed a magical gift on the King’s people, allowing those born with the mark to become … Continue reading

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Review: The Unlikely Spy by Daniel Silva

Synopsis: “In wartime,” Winston Churchill wrote, “truth is so precious that she should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies.” For Britain’s counterintelligence operations, this meant finding the unlikeliest agent imaginable-a history professor named Alfred Vicary, handpicked by Churchill … Continue reading

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Rameau’s review archive: Scrap Metal by Harper Fox

Synopsis: Is there room for love in a heart full of secrets? One year ago, before Fate took a wrecking ball to his life, Nichol was happily working on his doctorate in linguistics. Now he’s hip deep in sheep, mud … Continue reading

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Review: Primary Fault (Shattenreich 01) by Sharon Kae Reamer

I got a complimentary copy of this novel from the author in exchange for an honest review- thank you very much! That fact didn’t influence my opinion in any way. Synopsis: After the death of her mother Caitlin Kimberley Schwarzbach  … Continue reading

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A Rogue By Any Other Name: First Rule of Scoundrels by Sarah MacLean

Synopsis: What a scoundrel wants, a scoundrel gets… A decade ago, the Marquess of Bourne was cast from society with nothing but his title. Now a partner in London’s most exclusive gaming hell, the cold, ruthless Bourne will do whatever … Continue reading

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