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Category Archives: Books
Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews, which is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. You can read more about the creation of Stacking the Shelves … Continue reading
Blue Asylum by Kathy Hepinstall 288 pages, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012 [Goodreads] During the Civil War, Iris Dunleavy, the wife of a plantation owner, is convicted of madness and sent to Sanibel Asylum. Knowing full well that she is not … Continue reading
Fables, Volume One: Legends in Exile by Bill Willingham Post number sixty-five is for the first volume in Bill Willingham’s Fables comic book series, entitled Legends in Exile. I’ve mentioned before that comics/graphic novels aren’t typically my thing, but I’ve … Continue reading
Age of Bronze, Volume Two: Sacrifice by Eric Shanower Post number sixty-four is for the second volume of Eric Shanower’s Age of Bronze. It is named Sacrifice because Agamemnon must make a sacrifice in order for the ships to be … Continue reading
The Night Tourist by Katherine Marsh Post number sixty-three is for Katherine Marsh’s The Night Tourist, which was a title from my Greek Mythology Reader’s Advisory. It’s basically a retelling of the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, set in modern-day … Continue reading
The Sweet Far Thing by Libba Bray Post number sixty-one is for Libba Bray’s third and final book in her Gemma Doyle trilogy, entitled The Sweet Far Thing. (NOTE: My thoughts on the first two books can be read here … Continue reading
Age of Bronze, Volume One: A Thousand Ships by Eric Shanower Post number sixty is for Eric Shanower’s Age of Bronze, Volume 1: A Thousand Ships, which is the first volume of his graphic novel interpretation of the Trojan War. … Continue reading
Watersmeet by Ellen Jensen Abbott Post number fifty-nine is for Ellen Jensen Abbott's Watersmeet, my final required reading assignment for my Fantasy Lit course. Hurray! All three books for tomorrow's class dealt with prejudice of some sort, but this book … Continue reading
Dust City by Robert Paul Weston Post number fifty-eight is for Robert Paul Weston’s Dust City, which is fairy tale-based in that it’s about the son of the Big Bad Wolf who killed Little Red Riding Hood and her grandmother. … Continue reading