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Kris Rudin
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Fire Study
Fire Study by Maria V. Snyder My rating: 3 of 5 stars 2.5 stars Book 3 in the series. It picks up right where book two left off. You definitely want to read the first two before reading this one. Fans of the first two novels will be very happy with this boo...

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Magic Study
Magic Study by Maria V. Snyder My rating: 3 of 5 stars Book two in the "Study" series continues were book one ( Poison Study ) left off, with Yelena heading to the Magician's Keep in the southern province of Sitia, where she will not only receive training i...

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Poison Study
Poison Study by Maria V. Snyder My rating: 3 of 5 stars 3.5 stars This is the first book in a fantasy series (now up to 6 books) that also has a bit of romance in it. The story follows Yelena, a young woman who was orphaned and who is scheduled to be execut...

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Keep Growing!
My wonderful husband makes me coffee each day before he leaves for work (and before I wake up.) So, every morning I have a few minutes to sit and stare out the kitchen window while I wait for the microwave to heat up my coffee. As I look out the window, I s...

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My wonderful husband makes me coffee each day before he leaves for work (and before I wake up.) So, every morning I have a few minutes to sit and stare out the kitchen window while I wait for the microwave to heat up my coffee. As I look out the window, I s...

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The Djinn in the Nightingale's Eye: Five Fairy Stories by A.S. Byatt My rating: 2 of 5 stars This book contains five stories, all in the fairy tale vein. The first four read like your standard fables, and contain nothing really different than one would find...

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Smoky the Cow Horse by Will James My rating: 2 of 5 stars This book is basically Black Beauty in the wild west. Like Black Beauty, it follows the life of a horse from birth to “retirement” highlighting the treatment - and abuse - the horse encounters throug...

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A Trick of the Light
A Trick of the Light by Louise Penny My rating: 3 of 5 stars I read this out of order, and clearly there were events in previous books that played a major role in this one, but the author does a good job of recapping the event (without seeming obvious) so t...

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The Peace That Passes Understanding
All Christians are familiar with Philippians 4:7 which reads: “And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.”  That’s the King James translation. Other translations are even more expressive: An...

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The Prince and the Pauper
The Prince and the Pauper by Samuel L Clemons My rating: 3 of 5 stars The Prince and the Pauper I don’t recall reading this as a child, which is too bad, as I think I would have loved it! I liked stories about knights and such, and while this isn’t specific...
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