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Books in Series: a Mid-Year Round-Up
Challenges / Dystopian / Fantasy / Fluffy Summer Travel Reads / Part of a Series / Science Fiction / Steampunk

Books in Series: a Mid-Year Round-Up

In the last couple of months I’ve read more than series books than usual.  I don’t like reviewing series after the first book, because (1) it’s too spoilerish and (2) because series books are usually pretty fluffy and there isn’t much to say about them. I have a class ending next week and I’ve been … Continue reading

Paris, Rue des Martyrs by Adria Cimino
Contemporary Fiction / First Novels / New to Me Author / Review Requests, ARCs and Galleys

Paris, Rue des Martyrs by Adria Cimino

Paris, Rue des Martyrs tells the story of four main characters leading intersecting lives in Paris. Mira is an artist who leaves Italy when she finds her fiancé sleeping with her business partner. Rafael comes to Paris to find a mysterious woman who was mentioned in his dying father’s last words. Andre is an aging … Continue reading

Veronica Mars: The Thousand Dollar Tan Line by Rob Thomas and Jennifer Graham
Book to Movie News and Reviews / Contemporary Fiction / First Novels / Fluffy Summer Travel Reads / Part of a Series

Veronica Mars: The Thousand Dollar Tan Line by Rob Thomas and Jennifer Graham

I’m a huge Veronica Mars fan. But if I’m being honest, I’m not a very good fan. I LOVED the first season, really liked the second season, and was disappointed by the third season. I didn’t actually mind when the show got cancelled. I’d rather watch that perfect first season again and again than watch … Continue reading

This is Paradise by Kristiana Kahakauwila
Contemporary Fiction / Fluffy Summer Travel Reads / Highly Recommended / New to Me Author

This is Paradise by Kristiana Kahakauwila

I don’t read a lot of short stories, but I knew I’d love this book. Hawaii is one of my favorite places, but I’m always reminded how much I DON’T know about it. It’s one of those places where, even if you moved there, you wouldn’t be an insider. It’s divided racially and between tourists … Continue reading