Monthly Archives: August 2012

Book #16: The Libriomancer by Jim C. Hines

After reading Royal Assasin by Robin Hobb, I knew I needed to read something lighter, something shorter.  If I didn’t, I knew the next book would get read about 1/2 way or 100 pages and I would put it down … Continue reading

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Book #15: Assassin’s Quest by Robin Hobb

Robin Hobb is not a concise writer.  Her books are long, and often feel long during the reading for me, but unlike many other very long books, when I complete hers, I don’t feel that the text was wasted.  For … Continue reading

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Book #14: The Red Wolf Conspiracy by Robert V. S. Reddick

I have gotten my groove back in reading.  I am, once again, reading at a regular rate.  As I mentioned in an earlier post, I tend to read ind bursts.  Tons, then nothing, and back on schedule.  Well, back on … Continue reading

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Book #13: Blood Rites by Jim Butcher

The next one up is part of the Dresden Files.  This series, when I started it, I was not particularity sold on.   Storm Front, the first book, did not really impress me that much.  The story was ok, but the … Continue reading

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Book #12: Royal Assassin by Robin Hobb

Robin Hobb has become one of my favorite writers in this last year.  I have now read 4 of her books, and despite their length, I really can’t get enough of her writing.  I started Royal Assassin last year, and … Continue reading

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Book #11: The Devil Colony by James Rollins

   James Rollins is always a fun read.  He is your typical “male-adventure” novel type of writer, but he takes it up a notch in his quality of writing, plotting, and overall presentation.  As you can probably see in these … Continue reading

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