Category Archives: Reviews by Jill

A Review of Jen Lancaster’s The Best of Enemies (by Jill)

  After reading Twisted Sisters last year, I was worried that I would not enjoy any more of Jen Lancaster’s fiction, but I decided to try again. And you know what? I actually really liked The Best of Enemies. Is … Continue reading

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A Review of Cecilia Ekbäck’s Wolf Winter (by Jill)

  Wolf Winter has the odd distinction of being both the last book I started in 2016 and the first book I finished in 2017. It often annoys me if the last book/first book spends too much time on either … Continue reading

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A funny thing happened on my way to write some blog posts…. (by Jill)

It goes without saying that my presence on the blog has been limited lately. Life has been, well, busy for the past year. At work, one thing they tell us when you’re running behind is to not get too involved … Continue reading

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A Review of Anne Tyler’s The Beginner’s Goodbye (by Jill)

  I am a huge fan of purchasing Anne Tyler’s books. I assume some day I’ll read more of them and be a huge fan of reading them, too, but this was the first one I have actually read. I … Continue reading

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A Review of Anthony Marra’s The Tsar of Love and Techno (by Jill)

  My boss brought me this book to borrow a few months ago. I had to tell her that I had already bought it but hadn’t read it. This sort of thing annoys her—wasting paper and money (in that order) … Continue reading

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A Review of Craig Schaefer’s Harmony Black & Red Knight Falling (by Jill)

  These are Kindle Unlimited books, and OMG what a pleasant surprise. I’ll admit I’ve been missing Kim Harrison and her urban fantasy Hollows series, and sorta kinda on the hunt for a new series to replace it since Kim … Continue reading

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A Review of Muriel Spark’s The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (by Jill)

  If my review of All My Puny Sorrows was sparse on details, it’s nothing compared to how sparse this review is going to be. I read this book on vacation with my parents. My parents go to bed really … Continue reading

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