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February Book Haul

February Book Haul

February may be the shortest month, but with all of the arctic temperatures and blizzards we’ve been experiencing here in the Hudson Valley, it felt interminable! Those wintry feelings probably have a large part to do with my amazing book haul for this month, yay for silver linings! There are three categories of books that … Continue reading

The Twelfth Enchantment

The Twelfth Enchantment

The Twelfth Enchantment was definitely one of the more enjoyable, surprising books I’ve read recently. Although, it is funny when you finish reading a book that is 400 pages long and it feels like the author didn’t quite get the chance to really explore certain aspects of the narrative or the characters. I would have liked … Continue reading

Sunshine

Sunshine

I was pleasantly surprised by this unique twist on the vampire novel. I can hardly bear to pick up a book with vampires anymore after Twilight left such a bad taste in my mouth, but Robin McKinley’s story of a girl who finds herself tangled up with vampires has a self-possessed and interesting narrator. To … Continue reading

The Winter Prince

The Winter Prince

This book caught me off guard with its beauty, the strength of its craft and the humanity of its characters. Even though it came highly recommended from a friend, I went in with a slightly embittered attitude having only just finished another King Arthur novel which I found utterly lifeless (Mary Stewart’s The Crystal Cave). … Continue reading

Clockwork Angel

Clockwork Angel

I immediately decided to dive in to this book because it seemed to have all the trappings and enchantments of the original series except this one was set in Victorian England (be still my beating heart). I was sold! Add to the mix, demons, a young female protagonist who is coming to grips with her … Continue reading