Category Archives: book reviews

I Am Princess X by Cherie Priest

I was not sure what to expect from this book though I’d read about the basic plot before publication.  I love the Clockwork Century books by Priest so why not? Libby Deaton and May Harper become friends in fifth grade … Continue reading

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Librarian D.O.A. Booknotes: The Maze Runner

  The Maze Runner by James Dashner I saw this author at Comic Con in 2012 on a panel and he seemed so nice and kids at the library just loved his Maze Runner series, so I finally got around … Continue reading

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Librarian D.O.A. Booknotes

I’m at the bottom of the pile of books that have been waiting by my pc since January! for notes about them to be written up.   I’m putting them upstairs on my shelves after finally getting them noted here.  I … Continue reading

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Librarian D.O.A. Booknotes

        City of Darkness and Light: A Molly Murphy Mystery by Rhys Bowen Molly is happily settled in with Daniel at her Patchin Place home.  Baby Liam enjoys life as only a baby can. Two letters arrive.  … Continue reading

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Librarian D.O.A. Booknotes

The Black Tower P.D. James This was a selection of our Mystery Book Group (which I haven’t attended all summer, guilt guilt).  I had read P. D. James before and didn’t care for her book for some reason. I enjoyed … Continue reading

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Librarian D.O.A. Booknotes

After a very long dry spell of not reading much I’ve been reading and am a happier soul.  Determined to write them up somewhere along the line I’ve been stacking them up in my craft room near my computer as … Continue reading

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Doctor Sleep by Stephen King

Doctor Sleep is a sequel to King’s 1977 novel The Shining.  Ignoring film versions of the story, The Shining remains for me one of the best and scariest King novels. King excels at putting good, plain people in the way … Continue reading

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Review at Merlyn Perilous for Death In the Time of Ice by Kaye George

My book blog Adventures of Merlyn Perilous is finally perking along.  I decided I should just say what I want to about books I enjoy and not try to have a formal review.  Books and my reaction to them are … Continue reading

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Working on a Book Blog

Grumble grumble.  I find that I like doing book reviews but I often have trouble writing them.  It is like a book report in school or something.  Still, recently an author actually asked me if I would like an arc … Continue reading

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At a Glance: Books from the To Be Read Stack

I read alot of reviews and request alot of books because they sound good.  I like to take a stack to lunch with me and page through to see if I’m going to read it or not.  Sometimes it looks … Continue reading

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