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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
If a white supremacist doesn’t want the black nurse touching the newborn, and then the newborn has an emergency, what is the correct action? Baby dies, and the drama starts. This is a book full of very realistic people. Sometimes, even when ordinary people go through extraordinary circumstances, they are still boring.
By the author of 101 Dalmations. If you like tangled romance, add two stars. 2 poor sisters meet 2 rich brothers, can you see the double romance looming ahead? Ahahaha, too many love triangles to count. Remember that triangles are full of pointy parts, and the points are sharp.
Started out with a good fight scene, where Rinnie disobeys orders and almost wins. Love it! Then is Superman/Clark Kent the scene were Rinnie is a big nerd in school. Obligatory pretty bully scene. Next comes a training scene, and I’m losing interest. The high school kids are manufacturing a perfectly safe drug. The Big … More Psi Another Day by D.R. Rosensteel
Samurai! A woman refuses to be ‘just a wife!’ Lady chemists for the win! A twin searching for his lost sister! Yay! I had read Renee Ahdieh’s re-telling of Shahrzad (see The Wrath and the Dawn) which was pretty good, though the love-triangle got a bit annoying in places. Here, the writing was not that … More Flame in the Mist by Renee Ahdieh
Lockdown by Laurie R. King 2 stars The cover says novel of suspense… it barely kept me turning pages. multiple points of view, lots of time-jumping. Loved the Mary Russel+Sherlock Holmes novels for a long time, but the series went downhill and I hoped this new would be more like the first novels. Oh well. … More Pairs Lose: 2 Duds