Category Archives: Book Reviews

The Bookpile: Vacation Reading Binge

The best thing about vacation? Time to catch up on my reading! First up was Cathy Pegau’s Rulebreaker. This was a really cool sci-fi heist story. Charming grifter, Liv, gets pulled in on the job of a lifetime by her … Continue reading

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The Book Pile: Once Upon A Time In Space by Heather Massey

I make no secret of the fact that I love the combination of romance and science fiction in a story. I read as many of these types of stories as I can find because they give me two things that … Continue reading

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The Book Pile: Ten Ruby Trick by Julia Knight

Back when I was much much younger I used to have a thing for pirate romance novels. The covers usually featured buxom women falling out of their clothes, while a swarthy gent (who was also in danger of losing his … Continue reading

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The Strong Opinions of Vladimir Nabokov

I just finished reading, for the umpteenth time, Vladimir Nabokov’s Strong Opinions. This book is a collection of interviews with His Nabs and, as I finished reading it, I noticed that I have many of the pages marked so I can find my … Continue reading

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Under the Skin I’m a Book Hog

I’m a voracious reader. I mean that. I’m an absolute pig when it comes to books. It’s not unusual for the chores to go undone, with the children running wild and the husband asking for clean underwear, while I’m in a corner … Continue reading

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