The Primroses Were Over

Ramblings regarding reading.

Professional Reader Challenge ParticipantReviews Published
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June
25
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Jonathan Cake, John Connolly
Stephen King
Lev Grossman
Connor Cochran, Peter S. Beagle
Stephen Hawking
Deanna Raybourn, Ellen Archer
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Leigh Bardugo, Lauren Fortgang
Daniel O'Malley, Susan Duerden
June2020
14
text: A New Home
I've been watching the slow fading of my beloved Booklikes for quite some time. :( I know there are still quite a few of you here hanging on, and I approve greatly, but I've d...
June2018
08
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A short read that doesn’t fall to the curse of the novella. It was well organized, characters had a backstory that made this...
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Did the Duke of Buckingham really commit treason?
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Sixteen-year-old and not-so-openly gay Simon Spier prefers to save his drama for the school musical. But when an email falls ...
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This is a well-written, engaging classic with complex characters and psychological insight, though a depressingly predictable...
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I just realized I haven't done one of these since March of 2017. I am nothing if not inconsistent! May 2018 New Reviews ...
December2017
29
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For me the Horatio Hornblower novels have always occupied the space between books that I wanted to read and books that I didn...
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"No mourners. No funerals. Among them, it passed for good luck." CHO CHO CHO. What's that sound you ask? It's the hype trai...
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The Further Adventures of Beowulf does what it says on the cover. The book starts off with an interesting introduction discu...
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Secret Asset" is a credible, competent but unexceptional spy thriller. It eschews melodrama but doesn't have much to put in i...
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2017 is nearly over and our Friday interviews with book bloggers will continue in 2018, staring in January. Now let's take a ...
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Well the forecast dosn't look that great and it looks like i will be curled up all weekend reading. There is no way I will go...
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Tasks for Dōngzhì Festival: If you like Chinese food, tell us your favorite dish – otherwise, tell us your favorite dessert. ...
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This is a fantastic novella. It’s a parable of globalization, but its brilliance is in rendering real, three-dimensional char...
August2017
26
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So I recorded another interview for my podcast today (my third this week) and while there was nearly an hour delay while we w...

Currently reading

The Gates (Audio) by Jonathan Cake, John Connolly
Progress: 41/421minutes
The Way of Kings (Stormlight Archive) by Brandon Sanderson
It by Stephen King
The Magicians: A Novel by Lev Grossman
My True Love Gave To Me: Twelve Holiday Stories by Stephanie Perkins
The Last Unicorn: Deluxe Edition by Connor Cochran, Peter S. Beagle
A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking
Silent in the Grave by Deanna Raybourn, Ellen Archer
Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo, Lauren Fortgang
Progress: 8%
The Rook by Daniel O'Malley, Susan Duerden