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Tricks for Free by Seanan McGuire

I was a little ambivalent about Antimony in the previous book, though I enjoyed it anyway. Unlike Alex and Verity, Antimony was still gaining a sense of self. I didn’t realize how much of an effect it had on her … Continue reading

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The Lady’s Maid by Dilly Court

This is the second historical novel I have read by Dilly Court, and once again, she sunk me into the period with all the prejudice and classism endemic in the 1800s. The story begins with an awkward friendship between a … Continue reading

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Magic For Nothing by Seanan McGuire

Okay, I’ll admit it. Antimony’s “poor me” act grated in the beginning of the book. She believes everything happens specifically to inconvenience her, deliberate acts against her when others were just doing their jobs. This wasn’t helped by the repetition … Continue reading

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Maid for Love by Marie Force

The story begins like a typical resort town contemporary romance. This isn’t a bad thing, because I like contemporary romance and the book is well written. The son of a wealthy family crashes (literally) into a maid at his parents’ … Continue reading

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Chaos Choreography by Seanan McGuire

I don’t binge read series. I don’t. The craft behind the writing becomes too apparent to me, making even well-written books predictable. So why did I pick up the next InCryptid? Well, I was in a specific mood that the … Continue reading

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