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The Frozen Sea

Books to the ceiling, books to the sky, my pile of books is a mile high. How I love them! How I need them! I'll have a long beard by the time I read them!

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September
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March 2016
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reviewed: The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet by Becky Chambers
Utterly brilliant. I adored all the characters and the way they fitted together to form a hodgepodge crew. I loved all t...
reviewed: And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
Such a brilliant idea, and so well written! The plot was gripping and suspenseful, and the writing was simple and so well don...
reviewed: The Red Queen (The Obernewtyn Chronicles 7) by Isobelle Carmody
I have waited 16 years for the conclusion to this amazing story, and it did not disappoint. This is the series that got me on...
reviewed: Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
Enthralling, disturbing, and pretty relatable, I had a hard time putting this book down.Set about 20 years after an epidemic ...
reviewed: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
Utterly enthralling and completely unputdownable. The writing style was so true to form - it sounded just like a geeky teenag...
October 2015
01
reviewed: The Violets of March by Sarah Jio
Beautiful and wistful story that shifts between the present and the 1940s. Romantic and sad. The writing style had me picturi...
reviewed: The Beast's Garden by Kate Forsyth
Such a beautiful, heart-wrenching book. It was utterly flawless. Once I started, I couldn't put it down - I think I read it i...
March 2015
21
reviewed: The Martian by Andy Weir
This book was amazing. It was 368 pages of awesome - I left one page off because I was disappointed that we didn't actually s...
March 2015
04
reviewed: Jackaby
A very entertaining and well-written story. It reads like a Sherlock Holmes mystery, if Sherlock lived in a world where super...
reviewed: The Sleeper and the Spindle by Neil Gaiman
Wonderfully written, and beautifully illustrated. I enjoyed the mix of two fairytales (Snow White and Sleeping Beauty) and th...
reviewed: Beautiful Wreck by Larissa Brown
I was pleasantly surprised multiple times by this time travel novel. The initial surprise comes from the time period the hero...
reviewed: The Poison Garden by Sarah Singleton
Interesting novel - I loved the idea of secret gardens hidden inside plain boxes that were bigger on the inside, that took on...
January 2015
09
reviewed: Love and Misadventure by Lang Leav
Poetry isn't for everyone. It's something that is deeply personal, and even if you are a fan, only a tiny minority of poetry ...
September 2014
27
reviewed: Alyzon Whitestarr by Isobelle Carmody
I just loved this book. I've liked all of Isobelle's books, but this one was different. It's not a big epic fantasy like Ober...
September 2014
26
reviewed: Sophie Masson's Retold Fairytales
I've loved fairytales since infancy, like pretty much every other child ever born. This love hasn't lessened with adulthood, ...