2020: #5 – The Starless Sea (Erin Morgenstern)

I read The Night Circus several years ago, so I had a little bit of an idea what to expect to this new book from Morgenstern. Basically, it would have beautiful descriptive language, but would meander and probably jump around. And I wasn’t wrong! The Starless Sea is basically the story of Zachary Ezra Rawlins, a college student who happens upon a strange old book in the library

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2020: #1 – An Easy Death (Charlaine Harris)

This book isn’t as easy to categorize as other Charlaine Harris books. It’s a little bit western, a little bit alternate history, a little bit fantasy…. Lizbeth “Gunnie” Rose is a gunnie (basically, a bodyguard/escort to get people through the badlands) who has suddenly found herself without a crew. Her country is not the US that we know. Franklin Roosevelt’s assassination, quickly followed by the

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2019: #7 – American Vampire (Jennifer Armintrout)

I thought this was a decent urban fantasy one-off that wasn’t limited to one “species”. Graf is a vampire who is driving through America’s heartland when he stumbles into a town that he can’t quite get out of. And to make things more interesting, there’s a monster wandering around, eating people. This monster seems to be especially attracted to one woman, Jessa, who has been

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