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Review: Ghost Talkers by Mary Robinette Kowal

Ghost Talkers is an alternate history set during WWI. The British has a group of mediums, called the Spirit Corps, that is used for intelligence gathering. Their job is basically to interview the recently deceased soldiers before they move on to whatever awaits them beyond this world. The purpose of these interviews is to get critical information that would normally be...

Stacking the Shelves – September 11, 2016

Stacking the Shelves is a weekly feature all about sharing your good luck in book acquisitions! So here’s what came my way since my last post! I’ve still been trying to request less lately, but even with that, I got a number of great books added to stacks these past few weeks! Received for Review Red Tide by Marc Turner –...

Friday Firsts – Walk on Earth a Stranger by Rae Carson

Friday Firsts is a new meme that will run every Friday here on Tenacious Reader. It will feature the first few sentences/paragraph of my current book and my first impressions as well. It’s meant to be a quick and easy way to share a bit about what I am reading, and I would love to hear others join in sharing their current...

Review: Of Sand and Malice Made by Bradley P. Beaulieu

In case you missed my review, I chose Twelve Kings of Sharakhai for my Backlist Burndown book in August and absolutely loved it. So when I saw there was a novella releasing this month, I was very anxious to read it. This novella could easily be used as an introduction to Çeda and the world Beaulieu has created in The Song...

Monthly Musings – August 2016

This is a where I look back at what I read (or tried to read) during the past month. I also plan on highlighting my experiences in any book club reads I from the month as well. I will always start with any books I would label as a surprise find/under-read books so if anyone missed my reviews for them,...

Friday Firsts – The Obelisk Gate

Friday Firsts is a new meme that will run every Friday here on Tenacious Reader. It will feature the first few sentences/paragraph of my current book and my first impressions as well. It’s meant to be a quick and easy way to share a bit about what I am reading, and I would love to hear others join in sharing their current...

Review: Mirror Image by Michael Scott and Melanie Ruth Rose

We all know, if you want creepy things, you have to hit the auction houses, right? Where old, dirty, dingy, creepy finds lurk in the shadows waiting for bids. OK. Typically it is just antique or faux-antique objects, but hey, this is a horror book, and so there have to be horrors to be found. An auction house sounds like a great...

Audiobook Review: Blood of the Earth by Faith Hunter

Blood of the Earth is the first in a new series by Faith Hunter. It is a spin-off from her Jane Yellowrock books, which I have not read, and so I confirmed this would be a good entry point before reading. I definitely never felt I was missing information, or was hindered by having not read Jane Yellowrock. That said,...