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The Assassin’s Curse by Cassandra Rose Clarke

Fantasy From Goodreads: “Ananna of the Tanarau is the eldest daughter of a highly-ranked family in the loose assortment of cutthroats and thieves in the Pirate’s Confederation. When she runs away from the marriage her parents have arranged for her, … Continue reading

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Dodger by Terry Pratchett

Fantasy   From the Author’s website:   Dodger is a tosher – a sewer scavenger living in the squalor of Dickensian London.  Everyone who is nobody knows Dodger. Anyone who is anybody doesn’t. But when he rescues a young girl … Continue reading

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Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas

YA Fantasy About Throne of Glass from Goodreads:     After serving out a year of hard labor in the salt mines of Endovier for her crimes, 18-year-old assassin Celaena Sardothien is dragged before the Crown Prince. Prince Dorian offers … Continue reading

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Book Beginnings on Friday July 13, 2012

  Book Beginnings on Friday is a meme hosted by Gilion at Rose City Reader. Anyone can participate; just share the opening sentence of your current read, making sure that you include  include the title and author so others know what you’re … Continue reading

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Candle Wax by C. Bailey Sims

YA Fantasy The first lines in Candlewax caught my attention and I had to read the rest of the story.  I received an uncorrected proof of Candlewax from NetGalley.  The book is due out April 3, 2012.  Here is the opening: “The fairrier cat’s whiskers tingled.  This never … Continue reading

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Hexed by Kevin Hearne

Paranormal/Fantasy Hexed is the second in the Iron Druid Chronicles.  Here is what Goodreads says about the book.  Atticus O’Sullivan, last of the Druids, doesn’t care much for witches. Still, he’s about to make nice with the local coven by signing a mutually … Continue reading

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The Alloy of Law by Brandon Sanderson

Fantasy From Goodreads: Three hundred years after the events of the Mistborn trilogy, Scadrial is now on the verge of modernity, with railroads to supplement the canals, electric lighting in the streets and the homes of the wealthy, and the … Continue reading

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Touch of Power by Maria Snyder

Paranormal/Fantasy Avry of Kazan is a healer.  She can take the pain, wounds and diseases into her body healing the patient.  While they cause her pain she recovers to heal again.  She should be honored but instead she is hunted.  A plague came through … Continue reading

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Against the Light by Dave Duncan

Fantasy I have seen books by Dave Duncan before but Against the Light is the first book of his I have read.  I got Against the Light from Amazon Vine.  Here is what Goodreads says about the book: The Hierarchy, high priests of the religious order … Continue reading

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Touchstone by Melanie Rawn

Fantasy Melanie Rawn has set Touchstone in a world with humans and humans mixed with the older races like the Elves, Trolls, Giants, Wizards, and Fae.  The four main characters are a theater troupe working to become the best troupe in the kingdom.  All … Continue reading

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