Category Archives: Authors

A Review of Ernest Cline’s Ready Player One

I didn’t time my review of this novel with the weekend of its film adaptation’s release on purpose. I started this book in December but put it down after a hundred pages for some reason, in spite of the fact … Continue reading

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A Review of Samantha Hunt’s Mr. Splitfoot (by Jill)

  I had a feeling this was going to be a weird book just based on the name.  It was Indiespensible #57 from back in February of 2016, which means that I’m managing to stay less than two years behind … Continue reading

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A Review of Philip Pullman’s The Subtle Knife

This review contains what the young people call “spoilers.” Read at your own risk.  The second installment in this trilogy is my favorite, I think. In this book – which is also the shortest of the three – we learn … Continue reading

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A Review of Kevin Kwan’s Crazy Rich Asians and China Rich Girlfriend (by Jill)

Sometimes a bookblogger just needs to read something silly and fun.  I’m not sure if I have much more to say about Kevin Kwan’s two pop-lit novels than that they were silly and fun, but I’ll try.  Shout out to … Continue reading

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A Long Overdue Review of Libba Bray’s Lair of Dreams (by Jill)

I started this post like a year ago.  I’m not going to finish, but am going to put it up in its unfinished state as a testament to what happens when a pair of good bookbloggers get way too busy … Continue reading

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Concluding thoughts on Diana Gabaldon’s Drums of Autumn (by Jill)

  The last few hundred pages of Drums of Autumn definitely went much more quickly than the first few hundred, which was a good thing.  But the plot point that made the action pick up was possibly the worst kind … Continue reading

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Progress report on Drums of Autumn (by Jill)

  As usual when reading a Diana Gabaldon book, progress has been slow but steady.  After a month of reading I’m just about halfway through, but haven’t gotten to a point where I felt an update was warranted just yet.  … Continue reading

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