Monthly Archives: October 2017

The House of Unexpected Sisters: No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency – Alexander McCall Smith

Mr. Polopetsi, part time chemistry teacher and occasional detective, has asked Mma Ramotswe to investigate a wrong he feels has occurred. The sister of a fellow teacher has been fired for rudeness to a customer. This lady, Charity Mompoloki, is … Continue reading

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The Empress (The Diabolic #2) – S. J. Kincaid

From the publisher: It’s a new day in the Empire. Tyrus has ascended to the throne with Nemesis by his side and now they can find a new way forward—one where they don’t have to hide or scheme or kill. … Continue reading

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Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow – Jessica Townsend

From the publisher:  Morrigan Crow is cursed. Having been born on Eventide, the unluckiest day for any child to be born, she’s blamed for all local misfortunes, from hailstorms to heart attacks–and, worst of all, the curse means that Morrigan … Continue reading

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The Last Namsara – Kristen Ciccarelli

From the publisher:  In the beginning, there was the Namsara: the child of sky and spirit, who carried love and laughter wherever he went. But where there is light, there must be dark—and so there was also the Iskari. The child … Continue reading

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The Stone in the Skull – Elizabeth Bear

The rainy season is beginning, and the omens the rajnis of Sarathai-tia and Ansh-Sahal have received are ominous. Mrithuri’s Wizard has suggested that a marriage could solve her problems. It is a suggestion quickly dismissed. Sayeh is told she should evacuate … Continue reading

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