Category Archives: RieViews

RIEVIEW: Odd Thomas

   Like a pair of looms, using sunshine and their own silhouettes, two enormous California live oaks wove veils of gold and purple, which they flung across the driveway.    Penny appeared to shimmer and to darkle  as  she  passed … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween!

  This is my favorite holiday of the year. Ghosts and ghouls wandering the world, trick-or-treating, scary stories… Last week I told you about some of the scary stories that I had for Halloween. Today, I am going to give … Continue reading

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RieView — Rock of Ages

Okay, I have been missing since February…and I have no good excuse. I have been doing better on my Here’s the Clean… blog, but even that has had a few missed days. So, coming back to my main website, what … Continue reading

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RieView — Random Realities by Melanie Fletcher — 5 Stars

I picked up Random Realities for my Kindle because Melanie Fletcher is a friend of mine, but oh, am I glad she is. This collection of stories runs the gamut from pastoral to parody, and every story is a gem. … Continue reading

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10/25/11 — RieView — Rick Riordan

Yes, I know. Rick Riordan isn’t a book. How can I review him? Well, the answer, plain and simple, is that I can’t choose just one book, so I thought I would compare and contrast his Young Adult series Percy … Continue reading

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7/24/11 — Sunday RieView — The Friend Request — Alex Ford — 3 Stars

The Friend Request is an interesting cautionary tale about social networking. It is currently offered for free on the Kindle page, and I am a sucker for the free books, so I downloaded it. David Andrews is a typical nice … Continue reading

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7/21/11–World Review Day RieView — True Grit — Charles Portis — 5 Stars

Today is World Review Day. I finished True Grit last night and thought that this would be a good one to discuss. I vaguely remember that I may have read this book many years ago–probably when the original film came … Continue reading

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7/18/11– RieView: Bloodlines — Skyla Dawn Cameron

Since there was a mix-up today and the review of Prince that was supposed to be a tour stop didn’t post, I thought I would post another RieView of my own. 🙂 Bloodlines by Skyla Dawn Cameron My rating: 4 … Continue reading

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7/17/11 — RieView: Rosemary and Rue — Seanan McGuire

I am supremely behind on my RieViews, so I have decided to make Sunday RieView day. I will probably post at least one other at some point today. 🙂 Rosemary and Rue by Seanan McGuireMy rating: 4 of 5 stars … Continue reading

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5/19/11 — RieView: Unrequited by James Bennett

Unrequited by James Bennett My rating: 4 of 5 stars I have been cogitating over what I wanted to say about this book for the better part of a week, and decided I’d better just “git ‘er dun.” This book … Continue reading

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