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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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