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Review: Lord of the Far Island by Victoria Holt

Ellen Kellaway has lived her whole life through the charity of others and her aunt never lets her forget it.  Her mother is dead and she hasn’t seen her father since she was a baby.  Ellen is spunky, smart, and … Continue reading

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Review: Bride of Pendorric by Victoria Holt

Bride of Pendorric is one of those classic romantic suspense novels that my mom and grandma read years ago and loved.  I love these kinds of books.  I really, really do.  More for the entertainment value that the writing.  These … Continue reading

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Review: How to Read the Air by Dinaw Mengestu

Wooh.  Long time no blog.  What with lots of school work, the 4 year anniversary with Boyfriend, and French Club stuff (and now trying to find a new president because the one we’ve had since September suddenly had to step … Continue reading

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Review: Biographie de la faim by Amelie Nothomb

Can I just say, isn’t that a beautiful cover?!  It’s partly what drew me to this book.  Well, actually, it is what drew me to it!  I bought it and had it shipped from France without even knowing what the … Continue reading

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Review/Gush: The Anatomy of Ghosts by Andrew Taylor

Okay, so I know I said I’d do a review for this book, but I still can’t really summarize my feelings for it.  It’s just all awesomeness.  So I’m just going to summarize the book for y’all, and then if … Continue reading

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Review: How to Succeed as a Freelance Translator

I don’t usually read self-help or how-to books.  However, I made an exception for Corinne McKay’s book How to Succeed as a Freelance Translator.  I follow McKay’s blog, Thoughts on Translation, and found her first through her website, Translate Write, … Continue reading

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Review: The Sweet Far Thing by Libba Bray

This is going to be a very short review. For one, it’s book 3 in a trilogy, and I don’t want to give anything away about how the series ends for those of you who haven’t yet read this book. … Continue reading

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