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Litha Nelle
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I'm a book critic and devourer, always on the prowl for my next meal.
I'm a book critic and devourer, always on the prowl for my next meal.

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Early Critique: "Under the Pendulum Sun" by Jeannette Ng
Disclaimer:  I was given a free advance ecopy of this book via NetGalley from the publisher, Angry Robot Books in exchange for an honest review. My opinion remains as forthright as ever. Publication Date: October 3rd What to expect from this book: lush desc...

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Month in Review for August 2017
Torrie sensing a disturbance in the Force I find myself surprised this year at the lack of rainfall in the area and how many wildfires we're having in the western half of the U.S. When we first moved to this area, we had rain for almost all of August and so...

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"River of Teeth (River of Teeth #1)" by Sarah Gailey
This is a hippo western. If you don't like the idea of semi-tame hippos let loose in the U.S. as an alternative to the traditional cattle farming in an alt-history West, you probably would be better off finding another book. Of course, there are some likabl...

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Fortnightly Update #39: Post-Eclipse Reading
I was invited to a place where the total eclipse was taking place. For weeks we'd heard it was probably better staying home and seeing a partial eclipse (with the eclipse glasses) than going to see the total, where all the people from out of state or countr...

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"White Hot (Hidden Legacy #2)" by Ilona Andrews
White Hot is the second in the Hidden Legacy series, and this review contains some spoilers for the first book, Burn For Me . My review of Burn For Me is here . This book contains some of the elements that made Fate's Edge one of my favorite Ilona Andrews' ...

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"Naked in Death (In Death #1)" by J.D. Robb
I don't know about you, but I tend to have little trust in the writing skills of popular authors. The more books a certain writer has written and sold well, the more I suspicious I feel about them- I guess that is why I seldom pick up any books by James Pat...

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Month in Review for July 2017
My Star Wars themed b-day cake, complete with purple lightsaber chopsticks July was rather kind to me compared with the beginning of August- there is a wildfire four miles from my house that was burning absurdly fast for about a week, which left me trapped ...

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Fortnightly Update #38: On an Upswing
I've had a couple trips lately, but I have luckily had a lot of energy to manage that as compared with earlier this month. Although the hot temps aren't exactly ideal for me, the storm systems seem to be keeping away (storm systems make my pain and fatigue ...

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New Release: "Age of Swords (The Legends of the First Empire #2)" by Michael J. Sullivan
Disclaimer: I was given a free advance ecopy of this book via NetGalley from the publisher, Random House/Ballantine Del Rey in exchange for an honest review. My opinion remains as forthright as ever. A review of the first book in the series, Age of Myth is ...

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Fortnightly Update #37: In the Heat of the Summer
Last week, I attempted to make this post happen, but unfortunately it was just too sweltering upstairs (even at night) for me to write it up. I have a plain ol' desktop computer which has served me well for the past 6 years, but when it's in the 90s (F) con...
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