Category Archives: Beach Reads

Book Review: Shades of Milk and Honey

Shades of Milk and Honey Mary Robinette Kowal Tor Books, 2010 I’ll just say it flat out: I enjoyed this book. It offered me exactly what I needed–a short escape from the stresses of the holiday season. It’s a cozy … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Beekeeper’s Apprentice by Laurie R. King

First off, you should know that while I enjoyed the BBC’s recent remake of Sherlock, and loved the original Sherlock Holmes stories as a child, I’m not fanatical about my Holmes. He doesn’t have to be a certain way to … Continue reading

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Memorable quotes from somewhere in the middle of a book: The Sense & Sensibility & Sea Monsters Edition

From Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters, by Jane Austen and Ben Winters. “Sir John himself, being vastly experienced in the ways of the hateful denizens of the inky deep, assured her that while she and her family lived on … Continue reading

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Book Review: Naked Heat

Naked Heat By Richard Castle Hyperion/ABC Studios, 2010 Age Range: Adult I admit it. I enjoy watching Nathan Fillion. I enjoyed watching Firefly more intensely than Castle, but I’m happy that Castle exists because I believe strongly in this man’s … Continue reading

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Book Review: Minerva

Minerva (The Six Sisters, Book #1) Marion Chesney Fawcett, 1983 I read all of the books in the Six Sisters series within a couple of days, and my reaction to all of them is basically the same, so I’m only … Continue reading

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