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Series review: Furies of Calderon (Codex Alera 01), Academ’s Fury (Codex Alera 02) by Jim Butcher

Synopses (from Goodreads): Furies of Calderon Gaius Sextus, First Lord of Alera, grows old and lacks an heir. Ambitious High Lords plot and maneuver to place their Houses in positions of power. A war of succession looms on the horizon. … Continue reading

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Reviewing a Classic: Scaramouche by Rafael Sabatini

My good Internet friend and an excellent reviewer, Heidenkind, encouraged me to read Scaramouche, a book I’d never heard of before – thank you very much, I do owe you! Her review of this novel can be found here. Synopsis: … Continue reading

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