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The Mists of Avalon Giveaway — OPEN

I’m starting something new in terms of my book blog giveaways.  In an effort to share the books I’ve read and keep my own bookshelf under control, I will start giving away some of the books which I’ve already read … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling

This post contains an affiliate link. Title: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling Premise: In Harry’s third year at Hogwarts all heck breaks loose!  Notorious criminal Sirius Black has broken out of Azkaban prison and is … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling

This post contains an affiliate link. Title: Harry Potter and The Chamber Of Secrets by J.K. Rowling Premise: Harry Potter is back for his second year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry!  Don’t get too comfortable, though–danger lurks yet … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling

This post contains an affiliate link. I read the Harry Potter series years ago, though not when they first came out.  I had a thing back then about reading books which were being talked about non-stop.  The more someone told … Continue reading

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The Islands of the Blessed by Nancy Farmer

This post contains an affiliate link. I finished the final book in the Sea of Trolls trilogy–The Islands of the Blessed. I think this was the best book in the series! Premise: Jack and his companions must go on another … Continue reading

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The Land of the Silver Apples by Nancy Farmer

This post contains an affiliate link. I finished The Land of the Silver Apples last night and am happy to report that I thoroughly enjoyed it!  It is the second book in the Sea of Trolls trilogy. Premise: When Lucy … Continue reading

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The Sea of Trolls by Nancy Farmer

This post contains an affiliate link. While perusing the shelves on a recent library visit, I found The Sea of Trolls and thought it looked interesting. It is the first book in the Sea of Trolls trilogy. Premise: Jack is … Continue reading

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Empyrion: The Search for Fierra by Stephen R. Lawhead

This post contains an affiliate link. Empyrion: The Search for Fierra is a book which my husband recommended.  It’s an older book, but one he enjoyed as a young man.  Now it’s my turn to enjoy it! Premise: Orion Treet … Continue reading

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Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer

This post contains an affiliate link. Artemis Fowl is the first book from my Thrift Store Young Adult Reading Challenge.  Strictly speaking, not all of the books in this challenge are young adult books.  A couple of them are middle … Continue reading

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The Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley

This post contains an affiliate link. The Mists of Avalon is the last book from my Thrift Store Fantasy Reading Challenge.  Woohoo–I’m done!  I think that I had read one other King Arthur tale sometime in the dim past, but … Continue reading

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Wizard’s First Rule by Terry Goodkind

This post contains an affiliate link. Wizard’s First Rule is the second to last book from my Thrift Store Fantasy Reading Challenge.  Almost done!  I had never heard of this book, nor the author, Terry Goodkind.  It can be a … Continue reading

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The Quick by Lauren Owen

This post contains an affiliate link. The Quick is the third book that I’ve read from my Thrift Store Fantasy Reading Challenge.  I was actually quite looking forward to reading this one because it involved old London and vampires.  I … Continue reading

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The Glass Dragon by Irene Radford

This post contains an affiliate link. Reading The Glass Dragon has brought me back to my Thrift Store Fantasy Reading Challenge.  It will be good to pick up with this challenge because I really enjoy fantasy books.  This book is … Continue reading

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Dragon’s Bait by Vivian Vande Velde

This post contains an affiliate link. My son brought Dragon’s Bait home from the library and I picked it up to read one night after he’d gone to bed.  I didn’t know what to expect, and let me tell you … Continue reading

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The Vampire’s Protector by Michele Hauf

This post contains affiliate links. I decided to try out Harlequin’s Nocturne series of books because I’m a fan of sci-fi and fantasy. The Vampire’s Protector was the first book in that series which I tried.  The book blurb sounded … Continue reading

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