A Discovery of Witches (All Souls #1) by Deborah Harkness

A Discovery of Witches (All Souls #1) by Deborah Harkness

Anyways, all of this is not to say I didn't enjoy reading the book, and that I am not tempted to power through and read the second tome, just that it was an interesting experience. I would say that if you enjoy paranormal romance this series is a must read. If you don't enjoy long reads with lots of descriptions and a healthy dose of romance then you might be disappointed or tempted to bail out early.

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Blackwood by Gwenda Bond

Blackwood by Gwenda Bond

As a general policy I tried to read books written by people I know, no matter how tangentially.  I have read a number of books by “bloggers” turned authors (or aspiring authors who I “met” via blogging/internet).  I have for the most part been pleasantly surprised by the quality of writing. And now I can add Gwenda Bond to the list.  Having an interest in YA fiction I enjoyed reading Gwenda’s blog and following her on Twitter.  So when I found out she had a...

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