Category Archives: read in 2013

Rameau’s review archive: Froi of Exiles (Lumatere Chronicles 02) by Melina Marchetta

First read and reviewed in March 2012. Re-read in February 2013. Synopsis: Blood sings to blood, Froi . . . Those born last will make the first . . . For Charyn will be barren no more. Three years after … Continue reading

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Rameau’s review archive: Anchored (Belonging 01) by Rachel Haimowitz

Synopsis: Network news anchor Daniel Halstrom is at the top of his field, but being at the bottom of the social ladder—being a slave—makes that hard to enjoy. Especially when NewWorld Media, the company who’s owned him since childhood, decides … Continue reading

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Rameau’s review archive: Taste for Temptation by Phyllis Bourne

Synopsis: No one dumps Brandi Collins! After being left at the altar, the Nashville high school teacher plans to get back at her ex by undergoing a major transformation. But how is she supposed to shed those extra pounds with … Continue reading

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Rameau’s review archive: The Wasp Factory by Iain Banks

Synopsis: Frank — no ordinary sixteen-year-old — lives with his father outside a remote Scottish village. Their life is, to say the least, unconventional. Frank’s mother abandoned them years ago: his elder brother Eric is confined to a psychiatric hospital; … Continue reading

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Rameau’s review archive: The Lady Always Wins by Courtney Milan

Synopsis: IT’S ALL FUN AND GAMES… Nobody has ever come close to taking the place that Virginia Barrett had in Simon Davenant’s heart. As a child, Ginny was his best friend and comrade-in-arms. As a young lady, she became his … Continue reading

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Rameau’s review archive: Unrivaled by Siri Mitchell

Synopsis: Lucy Kendall always assumed she’d help her father in his candy-making business, creating recipes and aiding him in their shared passion. But after a year traveling in Europe, Lucy returns to 1910 St. Louis to find her father unwell … Continue reading

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Rameau’s review archive: The Cat’s Meow (Witch’s Brew 01) by Stacey Kennedy

Synopsis: When a magical presence is detected around a recent string of feline slayings, Libby, an enchantress, is determined to discover who is behind the odd deaths. But being a witch gifted by the Goddess won’t protect her from the … Continue reading

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Rameau’s review archive: Duck! (Avian Shifters 01) by Kim Dare

Synopsis: A modern day M/M, BDSM retelling of The Ugly Ducking Fairy Tale using avian shifters. Raised among humans, Ori Jones only discovered he was an avian shifter six months ago. Unable to complete a full shift until he reaches … Continue reading

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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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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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