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Jackie's Booklikes
Jackie's Booklikes rated it 3 weeks ago
A witch is a "woman practicing sorcery." The Oxford English Dictionary explains that sorcery is the "supposed art of influencing [the] course of events by occult control of nature or of spirits, witchcraft." By definition a witch, differs from a sorcerer, in that they do not use physical tools or ac...
The Avid Reader
The Avid Reader rated it 1 year ago
This time around I am giving a great big shout out to four of the authors from the Descent Into Darkness. R. L. Blalock, Tony Urban, Max Lockwood, Patrick LoganMark of Perdition by R.L. BlalockReads like a full length novel. You don't feel cheated. You don't feel as if there are holes in the story. ...
 ~*Krissys Bookshelf Reviews*~
~*Krissys Bookshelf Reviews*~ rated it 2 years ago
A king and queen wage a war of wills in the third installment of Whitehall, an episodic royal tale full of true history and sensual intrigue, new from Serial Box Publishing.The honeymoon is over as Charles and Catherine cross swords over the matter of his sultry mistress. With her eye on a lofty pos...
 ~*Krissys Bookshelf Reviews*~
~*Krissys Bookshelf Reviews*~ rated it 2 years ago
Weddings, baptisms, and a birth make up a recipe for drama in the second installment of Whitehall, an episodic royal tale full of true history and sensual intrigue, new from Serial Box Publishing.Weddings and births are usually causes for celebration – but no joys are simple when a royal family is i...
 ~*Krissys Bookshelf Reviews*~
~*Krissys Bookshelf Reviews*~ rated it 2 years ago
England gets a new queen in the first episode of Whitehall, an episodic royal tale full of true history and sensual intrigue, new from Serial Box Publishing. Winds of change carry a young Portuguese princess towards her destiny as the sun rises on Whitehall. Sheltered but curious, Catherine of Braga...
imyril
imyril rated it 2 years ago
A very different beast to the other Riverside novels, this has plenty to recommend it (prose, characters, world building) but is much harder to read (and to like). My favourite characters are peripheral, and while I developed a sort of horrified empathy for Theron, it was difficult to maintain at ti...
I Live in Many Worlds
I Live in Many Worlds rated it 3 years ago
My partner loves anthologies. All kinds of anthologies and she is always trying to get me to read them. I finally got around to reading A Wolf at the Door and I adored it! Getting to read fairy-tale retellings written by Neil Gaiman, Tanith Lee, Garth Nix, and so much more was a complete delight. My...
Grac's Never-ending TBR Pile of Doom
The end of season 1 of Tremontaine, since there's going to be more episodes in October, sees a number of story-lines come to fruition and also sets up cliffhangers for season 2. In 'A Tale of Two Ladies', the truth about Diane and her origins comes out. As I'd suspected from the comment made about...
From Lea Silhol's library
From Lea Silhol's library rated it 3 years ago
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Merle
Merle rated it 3 years ago
You never know with obscure fantasy novels, especially those written by women, whose works are still too often unjustly ignored. There are some hidden gems out there. (Here, have some recs: Firethorn. The Secrets of Jin-shei. Fudoki.) And then there are the books that are forgotten for good reason. ...
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