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TOP TEN BEACH READS

TOP TEN BEACH READS

“Top Ten Tuesday” is a weekly blog feature hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s theme is Top Ten Beach Reads.  This is the first time I’ve participated. First a confession: I don’t really like the beach.  I don’t like being hot, I sunburn quite easily, and I’m… Read more »

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Magic Under Glass, by Jaclyn Dolamore (Review)

Magic Under Glass, by Jaclyn Dolamore (Review)

Magic Under Glass blends elements of fantasy, steampunk, and the gothic novel: orphan girl swept into a high social milieu, mysterious and romantic sorcerer, hidden wife, enchanted clockwork automaton, missing fairy prince.  Dolamore melds all of these into a cohesive, intriguing, but oddly spare whole. I have very mixed feelings… Read more »

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More Forthcoming Fantasy 2012

More Forthcoming Fantasy 2012

A few more titles to add to the list of forthcoming fantasy books: The Enchantress (Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel, book 6) by Michael Scott.  The book description reads “The twins of prophecy have been split. Nicholas Flamel is near death. John Dee has the swords of power. And… Read more »

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Pottermore Opens to the Public!

Pottermore Opens to the Public!

The Pottermore Insider announced that Pottermore is finally open to everyone.  Queue nicely, one at a time, please! The announcement generated great excitement on the Harry Potter Lovers forum over at Ravelry, the knitting and crocheting community I belong to. There were also some complaints about the sign-up process, but… Read more »

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Phoenix and Ashes by Mercedes Lackey

Phoenix and Ashes by Mercedes Lackey

Phoenix and Ashes by Mercedes Lackey Series: Elemental Masters #3 Published by DAW Books on Oct. 5, 2004 Genres: Fairy Tales, Fantasy Pages: 405 Format: Hardcover Source: my personal collection Add to Goodreads Also in this series: The Serpent’s Shadow, The Gates of Sleep, Home from the Sea, Steadfast, Elemental… April 12, 2012 Book Reviews 0 ★★★★

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The Gates of Sleep by Mercedes Lackey

The Gates of Sleep by Mercedes Lackey

The Gates of Sleep by Mercedes Lackey Series: Elemental Masters #2 Published by DAW Books on April 1, 2002 Genres: Fairy Tales, Fantasy Pages: 389 Format: Hardcover Source: my personal collection Add to Goodreads Also in this series: The Serpent’s Shadow, Phoenix and Ashes, Home from the Sea, Steadfast, Elemental… April 11, 2012 Book Reviews 1 ★★★★

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“The Serpent’s Shadow” by Mercedes Lackey

“The Serpent’s Shadow” by Mercedes Lackey

The Serpent’s Shadow by Mercedes Lackey Series: Elemental Masters #1 Published by DAW Books on March 1, 2001 Genres: Fairy Tales, Fantasy Format: Hardcover Source: my personal collection Add to Goodreads Also in this series: The Gates of Sleep, Phoenix and Ashes, Home from the Sea, Steadfast, Elemental Magic:, Blood… Read more »

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“The Thirteenth Princess” by Diane Zahler

“The Thirteenth Princess” by Diane Zahler

Categories: Children’s, YA, Fantasy Book source: Public library The Thirteenth Princess retells the story of the Twelve Dancing Princesses from the point of view of a youngest thirteenth sister.  Disregarded by the King after her mother dies in childbirth, Zita is relegated to work as a servant in her father’s… Read more »

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