Category Archives: Fiction – Fantasy

Final Thoughts on David Mitchell’s The Bone Clocks (by Jill)

  Yes, I’m serious. I actually finished The Bone Clocks. I wish I could say that I managed to take a picture of my copy while it was in Yosemite this weekend, but I didn’t. It wouldn’t have been a … Continue reading

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Progress report on David Mitchell’s The Bone Clocks (by Jill)

  Read All Day Friday was a complete bust yesterday. It turned into Organize Your Hall Closet, Take Old Clothes to Goodwill, and Buy a Bunch of Books You Don’t Need but Felt Obligated to Buy in Order to Support … Continue reading

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Progress Report on David Mitchell’s The Bone Clocks (by Jill)

  Yesterday was a very productive reading day. And I even finished the laundry, and got the dogs walked, and enjoyed a downpour during said walk. I wish I were retired sometimes. I’d get so much more done if I … Continue reading

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Lack of Progress on The Bone Clocks & Saturday Night at the Movies (by Jill)

Do you guys remember those posts I wrote last year about things I was doing while I was supposed to be reading Richard Powers’ Orfeo? I have a bad feeling I’m going to be writing another series of those while … Continue reading

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Brief Update on David Mitchell’s The Bone Clocks (by Jill)

  I did not make as much progress on The Bone Clocks over the past two days as I wanted to, but I think that with this book it might be better to proceed in a slow and steady manner … Continue reading

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A Review of Kate Atkinson’s Human Croquet (by Bethany)

Note: This review deals candidly with the ending of the novel. If you want to avoid “spoilers,” you should avoid reading the second half of this review. After a very slow start, I did end up enjoying parts of Human … Continue reading

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Final Thoughts on Ransom Riggs’ Library of Souls (by Jill)

The good news about Library of Souls: it got better. The bad news: now it appears the series is over. There is definitely room for additional books, I mean, it’s not like all of the characters die at the end, … Continue reading

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