Monthly Archives: October 2012

Beautiful Creatures: Caster Chronicles #1 (2009), by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl

Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia My rating: 5 of 5 stars I was born and raised in a modern world that came tangent to The Old South. My hometown–Sarasota, FL–was a sleepy, somewhat artsy resort town, and both of my … Continue reading

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This Is Where I Leave You, by Jonathan Tropper (2009)

This Is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Tropper My rating: 5 of 5 stars Judd Foxman’s father dies after a long illness, and his dying wish is that his family sit Shiva for him. This is surprising, since Mort … Continue reading

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Fated, by S.G. Browne

Fated by S.G. Browne My rating: 4 of 5 stars It’s easier to stalk your perfect woman when you can be invisible. That’s what Fabio learns in S.G. Browne’s novel “Fated.” Fabio is the alias used by Fate when he’s … Continue reading

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Into the Darkest Corner, by Elizabeth Haynes (2011)

Into the Darkest Corner by Elizabeth Haynes My rating: 4 of 5 stars One night, Catherine Bailey goes out clubbing with a group of her girlfriends in Lancaster, England. At one club, Lee, the handsome doorman, catches her fancy, just … Continue reading

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Griffin’s Fire (Griffin #2), by Darby Karchut (2012)

Griffin’s Fire by Darby Karchut My rating: 5 of 5 stars Once again, my friend and YA & horror film maven, Kelly, has gotten me hooked on a series. First, here’s some boring, Lit majory stuff. Through all the books … Continue reading

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Griffin Rising (Book One: Earth), by Darby Karchut (2011)

Griffin Rising (Book One: Earth) by Darby Karchut My rating: 4 of 5 stars Griffin has many of the same troubles as other 16 year-old boys. He’s trying to figure out how to deal with the opposite sex, namely his … Continue reading

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Boy’s Life, by Robert R. McCammon (1992)

Boy’s Life by Robert R. McCammon My rating: 5 of 5 stars One morning, in March 1964–as Zephyr, Alabama slumbers–young Corey Mackenson is riding with his father, a milkman, on his morning route. As they navigate a dangerous stretch of … Continue reading

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