Monthly Archives: May 2010

Book Review: The Swan Thieves

I recently finished the new book by Elizabeth Kostova, The Swan Thieves. As I mentioned in a previous post, I was super excited to start this book. Her Kostova’s debut novel, The Historian, is one of my most favorite books … Continue reading

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Weekend!

What a week it has been! I finished The Swan Thieves, started and finished Letter to My Daughter (reviews of both books will be up asap!), and started Alison Croggon’s The Crow. I also finally have Waiting for Columbus Thomas … Continue reading

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Weekend Readings

It is scorching today, and I do NOT do well in the heat đŸ˜¦ At least last night was spent at Gramma’s, where the AC is always on full-blast! My house doesn’t have any AC.. I got a lot of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Les Faux-monnayeurs

Today’s review is on AndrĂ© Gide’s Les Faux-monnayeurs (in English, that would be The Counterfeiters), which I read while I was studying in France this past Fall. Written in 1925, Les Faux-monnayeurs is a pure masterpiece. It was very different … Continue reading

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The Books of Pellinor

Since I am almost done with Elizabeth Kostova’s The Swan Thieves, I thought I’d talk a bit about one of my favorite “saga”, the Books of Pellinor. Book 3, The Crow, is next on deck for me. I devoured the … Continue reading

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