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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2018: #14 – Godmother: The Secret Cinderella Story (Carolyn Turgeon)

I chose this as a palate cleanser after my last read, and it didn’t quite end up as I expected. This starts out as sort of a retelling of Cinderella, except something has gone terribly wrong. Lil, Cinderella’s fairy godmother, fell in love with the Prince instead of Cinderella, and for her troubles she is banished from the fairy kingdom, doomed to live her days

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