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Firefight by Brandon Sanderson


by Brandon Sanderson

Hardcover, 416 pg.
Delacorte Press, 2015
Read: January 30 – February 2, 2015

…as she’d left, I’d glanced at her gun.

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Endsinger by Jay Kristoff


by Jay Kristoff

Hardcover, 432 pg.
Thomas Dunne Books, 2014
Read: Dec. 16 – 23, 2014

Let me show you what one little girl can do.

1,140 more words

The Infinite Sea by Rick Yancey

The Infinite Sea

by Rick Yancey

Hardcover, 300 pg.
Putnam Juvenile, 2014
Read: October 4 – 5, 2014
Man, talk about trepidation. Did I want to pick up this book? 761 more words


The Blood of Olympus by Rick Riordan

The Blood of Olympus

by Rick Riordan

Hardcover, 516 pg.
Disney-Hyperion, 2014
Read: October 25 – 28, 2014
Well, after ten novels, it’s time to say good-bye to Percy, Annabeth, Grover, and the other residents of Camp Half-Blood — not to mention their new-found allies and friends (when they’re not trying to wipe them out) from Camp Jupiter. 495 more words


Opening Lines - Pickles and Ponies: A Fairy-Tale

We all know we’re not supposed to judge a book by its cover (yet, publishing companies spend big bucks on cover design/art). But, the opening sentence(s)/paragraph(s) are fair game. 113 more words


Saturday Miscellany -- 10/25/14

Odds ‘n ends over the week about books and reading that caught my eye. You’ve probably seen some/most/all of them, but just in case: