5 Mysteries, good better best, that I read while my big fat book was mislaid. Lord of the Wings by Donna Andrews My rating: 5 of 5 stars Yay, Meg the Lady Blacksmith is back at work with iron and the forge, not yay, it’s all off screen, yay again, her ironmongery is a vital … More Mystery Mix
It’s not so obvious in each individual book, but at some point I realize that hey, the last batch of books I read were as white as white can be. Hey, all you SFF and Mystery and Historical and YA writers: Where are all the people I see in my neighborhood? The Johnson Test After … More White as Snow For Miles Around
I thought a book about middle-aged women tap-dancing on a cruse ship would be fun, but the writing was so bad I didn’t get as far as the ship. Sigh. View all my reviews
A dead body. Who cares, it’s only a street kid. Lots of dead bodies. Ick, but still, street kids. Who even cares? Sebastian’s sister actually berates him for ‘lowering himself’ to look into these dead bodies. C S Harris invokes some of my favorite tropes: * We know who did it but the law can’t … More Where the Dead Lie by C.S. Harris
OK, so summer is a good time for light reads too. Dangling by a Thread byLea Wait 4 star A Beeline to Murder by Meera Lester 4 star Taming the Star Runner by S.E. Hinton 5 star
Lovely first novel. Sasha Silverman of the Silver Bear shop (yes its named for her family) loves selling teddy bears. And making 4th of July Teddy picnics for kids. Hopefully their parents will buy more… Who knew making Teddy Bears could be so stressful? It’s because the company salesman is a jerk – and after … More Bearly Departed by Meg Macy
Summer, so busy! No time to write good reviews. 3 SFF and 1 Mystery. The Outskirter’s Secret byRosemary Kirstein (The Steerswoman #2) 5 stars The Tropic of Serpents by Marie Brennan (The Memoirs of Lady Trent #2) 4 stars The Spirit Eater by Rachel Aaron (The Legend of Eli Monpress #3) 4 stars Echoes in … More Lists and Memes: The Sequel collection!