Daily Archives: October 1, 2014

Stitching Snow – R. C. Lewis

Tough and gritty Essie has carved out a life on the desolate and frozen mining planet of Thanda.  She is a cage fighter who is also handy with programming and engineering.  She has created drones to help with the mining, … Continue reading

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Pathfinder: TodHunter Moon – Angie Sage

Pathfinder takes place several years after the finale to the Septimus Heap series.  Sep is now the ExtraOrdinary Wizard, relieving the burden from Marcia who seems to relish her freedom and experiments with Magykal passages.  Pathfinder passes the story torch … Continue reading

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Clariel – Garth Nix

The much anticipated Old Kingdom novel is finally here.  Clariel has a double whamming in lineage as granddaughter of the King and granddaughter of the Abhorsen yet has never met either man.  She has inherited the berserk gene that enables … Continue reading

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A Cool and Lonely Courage: The Untold Story of Sister Spies in Occupied France – Susan Ottaway

Jacqueline was six years older than Didi and Didi worshiped her, wanted to do whatever she did.  Kind Jacqueline always looked after Didi and didn’t seem annoyed by her little sister’s tagging along.  Didi was christened Eileen, but that name … Continue reading

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