Loved the first book in the series, Jackaroo. (What’s the deal with naming the book “Hero’s tale”? That’s not an interesting title!) Picked this one up for being a sequel, but the only connection is that Berle is the grand-daughter of Gwynn and Burl ((Get it? feminized name1) and therefore is taught to read. When … More Tale of Birle by Cynthia Voigt
My hometown was freezing… so what better than to read a voyage through the frozen North? Couldn’t figure out why I wasn’t getting into it until someone looked at a pic of ‘the girlfriend.’ I’ve gotten used to books where women take an active role, not staying home to be ‘the girlfriend.’ Oh. So that’s … More Farthest North by Fridtjof Nansen
A book of short stories about teenagers, framed by a potty-mouthed teen. The teens are all on a wilderness hike back to civilization, as a rehabilitation for crimes they did or didn’t do. “I was framed” is interesting when someone is volunteering their crime. Stephanie Kuehn wrote the only 5 star story: Why I Set … More Feral Youth by Shaun David Hutchinson
Someone burned down a former theif’s shop. You try to go straight, and what happens? How is this fair??? So, pull together a team, make a plan, take revenge. Then find out that there’s more going on.
Trio of Sorcery byMercedes Lackey 3 stars for both. Creatures of Will and Temper by Molly Tanzer
Dressed to Confess by Diane Vallere 3 stars One Fete in the Grave (A Liv And Di In Dixie Mystery #3) by Vickie Fee 3 Stars Kilt at the Highland Games (Liss MacCrimmon Mysteries #10) by Kaitlyn Dunnett 2 star. DNF.
The Girl in the Tower (Winternight Trilogy #2) byKatherine Arden 4 Star. This series should keep going. Others, I should really stop reading. Carved in Flesh (Supernatural #12) by Tim Waggoner 3 star. Cold Fire (Supernatural #13) by John Passarella 3 Star. Closer to the Chest (Valdemar: The Herald Spy #3) byMercedes Lackey 2 … More SFF Series Keeps Going