Millionth re-read. One twin is sturdy and strong, one is delicate and beautiful. Guess which one the parents love more… or at least give more attention… Jacob have I loved, Esau have I hated. I love love love the way the ending of the story lets Louise re-write the beginning. Makes me cry EVERY TIME.
Luke Skywalker… this one’s for you.
New book out. Read a bunch of the series. Echoes in Death (In Death #44) by J.D. Robb 5 star. Secrets in Death (In Death #45) by J.D. Robb 4 star. Leverage in Death (In Death #47) by J.D. Robb 2 star. The basic premise was just too stupid, but the fun people were … More … In Death by J D Robb
The thing about fairy tales is, they are NOT NICE. So when people wish for a fairy-tale ending, are they wishing for all the pain that comes before? And when a fairy tale ending wishes for YOU… run.
Unearthed by Amie Kaufman, Meagan Spooner 4 star. YA. Must wait for sequel. Grump. The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin 5 star. Dystopia. Read it way back when, re-read because the trilogy is done. The Obelisk Gate by N.K. Jemisin 5 star. Dystopia. Goal: Find Your Daughter. The Stone Sky by N.K. Jemisin 5 … More Evil Evil Cliffhangers
Shards of Murder (A Webb’s Glass Shop Mystery #2) by Cheryl Hollon Fillet of Murder (Deep Fried Mystery #1) by Linda Reilly Silence of the Lamb’s Wool (Yarn Retreat Mystery #2) by Betty Hechtman Thread End (An Embroidery Mystery #7) by Amanda Lee Cat With a Clue (A Bookmobile Cat Mystery #5) by Laurie Cass … More Mysterious List
The King’s Witch by Tracy Borman 3 stars. Prove you’re not a witch – go on, try. A Treacherous Curse by Deanna Raybourn 3 stars.
Spindle’s End by Robin McKinley 5 star. The princess pricked her finger, and… Not the story you’d expect. Read all her books. ALL OF THEM. Omnitopia: Dawn by Diane Duane 5 star. standalone book. Obsidio by Amie Kaufman, Jay Kristoff 5 star trilogy conclusion The Reluctant Queen by Sarah Beth Durst 4 star. sequel. … More SFF Good Times
The Lady of Shalott Written by Alfred, Lord Tennyson Illustrated by Geneviève Côté Amazing pix. Give it to your kid.
Jip: His Story by Katherine Paterson 5 star Set just before the war Good for middle grade & YA. Confederates Don’t Wear Couture by Stephanie Kate Strohm 4 star. YA. Confederates lost, but that’s where the money is, so if teens want to save for college, that’s where they sell their wares. Also, fashion, ghosts, … More 2 Very Different Civil War Perspectives