Category Archives: Fantasy

2016 Favorite Reading

I read 144 books in 2016. That’s above my yearly goal of 104 (two per week). I rate books as I finish them, and here’s a list of the books I liked best. Most are “old”. They’re in no particular order, … Continue reading

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Forgotten Books – comfort reading

It has been a stress-filled time of late, and when bad things happen, or sad news comes, or times are difficult, I turn to comfort reading to help me through. Comfort reading, for me, means reliable authors, favorite books, fairly … Continue reading

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New arrivals: Birthday Swag

It happens every year, I get older, and a few books celebrate the occasion. Sometimes I’m amazed I’ve lived as long as I have. I hope I have a few more good years in me. Here’s the birthday Swag (the … Continue reading

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Current Reading: Turnbull, Barnhill, Priest

I’m reading two books concurrently, something I don’t often do, but I’d started one from the TBR shelf when the other came in from the library. Fear of Drowning by Peter Turnbull is the first in a series featuring Detective Inspector … Continue reading

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