Monthly Archives: September 2010

TV on DVD: Prime Suspect:The Complete Collection and Scrubs: Season 9

I have fallen seriously behind in my reviewing commitments – both book and DVD reviews. There are a lot of reasons – time spent in the hospital with Natalie, Kevin not wanting to watch the same TV as I – … Continue reading

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Mini-reviews: Incarceron by Catherine Fisher; Soulless by Gail Carriger; and How I Live Now by Meg Rosoff

Title: Incarceron Author: Catherine Fisher Genre: YA fantasy Publisher: Dial Rating: 3 out of 5 stars Source: Print copy won from Pam at Bookalicious; audiobook from the public library Audiobook reader: Kim Mai Guest First line: Finn had been flung … Continue reading

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Book Review: Girl in Translation by Jean Kwok

Title: Girl in Translation Author: Jean Kwok Genre: Multi-cultural fiction, literary fiction Publisher: Riverhead Books Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Source: ARC from the publicist First line: I was born with a talent. After her father dies, Kimberly Chang … Continue reading

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