Monthly Archives: April 2013

The 5th Wave – Rick Yancey

Aliens have invaded Earth. They are not just among us, they are in us! Well, just some of us. The vast majority of humans that aren’t hosting a little alien shadow are pretty much killed off before the book begins. … Continue reading

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For Adam’s Sake: A Family Saga in Colonial New England – Allegra di Bonaventura

Joshua Hempstead of New London, Connecticut was a rather ordinary man and lived a rather ordinary life in the first half of the 18th century. But he did an extraordinary thing. For nearly forty-seven years he kept a diary, dutifully … Continue reading

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A Constellation of Vital Phenomena – Anthony Marra

When she was only eight years old, Havaa’s father instructed her to pack her suitcase and have it ready, should she need to leave in a hurry. So when the pounding on the front door began he gave her the … Continue reading

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Fyre (Septimus Heap Book 7) – Angie Sage

Ahhhh . . . I am savoring the finale of this very special series that I began in 2005, when I was given a galley of Magyk.  It sure seems that every character featured in the preceding books gets a … Continue reading

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Fearless – Cornelia Funke

At the close of Reckless, Jacob had been cursed by the Red Fairy who imbedded a moth in his heart. Not good. It devours the victim’s heart until they suffer a rather painful death. Now Jacob is on the treasure … Continue reading

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A Flame in the Mist – Kit Grindstaff

On the eve of her thirteenth birthday, Jemma learns her evil parents are not hers. She was abducted as an infant by the evil Agromond family that has cursed and controlled the lands for generations with a gloomy, wicked mist that … Continue reading

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