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Occasionally, I do book reviews. Even less occasionally, I do music reviews. I wanted to organize them for everyone’s sake. It gets messy around here sometimes. I wish that I had a real library at home but until then . . . here we are.
I even have a nifty badge that says “Professional Reader.” It’s a fairly accurate description.

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Why You’ll Never Find the One

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The Goddess of Nothing at All

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The Brightest Star

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The Lighthouse

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World Running Down

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The Last Rose of Shanghai

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A Discovery of Witches

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The Women Could Fly

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Mexican Gothic

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Rosemary’s Baby

Black-Eyed Susans

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The Good House

Wylding Hall

The Library of Lost Things

Love in a Fallen City

The Daughter of Doctor Moreau

The Selfless Act of Breathing

Night of the Living Rez

Dreaming the Eagle

Land of Love and Drowning

Queerly Beloved

The Spanish Daughter

Cinderella is Dead

Merchants of Knowledge & Magic

The House in the Cerulean Sea

Our Wives Under the Sea

The Gilda Stories

Ice Out

The Silence of The Girls


For Her Dark Skin

Daughters of Sparta

Athena’s Child

In Search of Mary Shelley

The Library of the Dead

My Heart is a Chainsaw

The Sisters of the Winter Wood

See You in the Cosmos

What Passes as Love

Snow & Rose

The Only Good Indians

The Night Will Find Us


The Lost Village



Tastes Like Candy

The Last Final Girl

The Last Werewolf

Three Martini Afternoons at the Ritz

Day for Night

A Conventicle of Magpies

The Death of Jane Lawrence

The Mellification

The Dagger Dance

The Mismatch


Notes from a Young Black Chef

Black Sun

The Diary of a Young Girl

The Pursued and the Pursuing

The Silence Between Us

In the Country We Love

Forgive Me

Children of Blood and Bone

Instructions for Dancing


The Cousins

The Forest of Vanishing Stars

The Ardent Swarm

The Secret Stealers

The Once and Future Witches

Things to Do Before the End of the World

The Hate U Give

Kate in Waiting

All the Murmuring Bones

The Fountains of Silence

Book Riot Challenge 2021


The Startup Wife

Karolina Dalca, Dark Eyes

The Phone Booth at the Edge of the World

The Ardent Swarm

The Keeper

The Gaps

Book Riot Challenge 2021


Aether Ones

Wild Women and the Blues

Bad Habits

A Spy in the Struggle

The Smallest Man

The Unadjusteds

The Diamond Rose

Under a Gilded Moon

The Water Dancer

A Christmas Wish. (Sapphire Bay Book #3)

The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus

Amari and the Night Brothers.

The Eighth Life.

Marking Time (The Immortal Descendants. Book 1)

Out of the Pantry

Behind Every Lie

Malraux and the Midnight Organ Fight

What Happened at Sisters Creek

Soul of the Crow

White Like Her

The Inheritance Games

Crossing in Time (Between Two Evils)

Venators: Promises Forged

4 Years Trapped in My Mind Palace

The World Breaks Everyone

The Harpy

The Less Than Spectacular Times of Henry Milch

Harrow Lake

Shamus Dust

Beneath the Broken Moon

The Body Double


The Antique

The Skin of Water


The Furies


Toward the Midnight Sun

 If You Tell

 A Throne for Sisters

Suitcase Girl

Beyond the Moon

Dark Moon Falls. Ghost

Sun & Moon Academy

Heavy Tales

Voodoo Dreams: A Novel of Marie Laveau

I, Tituba: Black Witch of Salem

The Woman in White

Stolen Bloodlines

Her Dear and Loving Husband

Thorfinn and the Witch’s Curse

The Hazel Wood


A Different Time


Black Ice: Frank Harper Mysteries Book #2

Keeping Lucy

A Soul Reclaimed

The Bear


Embers of Liberty

How Not to Die Alone

The Price of Paradise

The Weight of Ink

Evvie Drake Starts Over

The Written

Gods of Jade and Shadow

City of Flickering Light

Paris, 7 a.m.

After the Green Withered

The Girl Without Skin

Where the Forest Meets the Stars

From Breath and Ruin

The Glass Castle

Tigers in Red Weather

Cold and Deadly

Ghost Wall


The Night Olivia Fell

The Resurrection of Joan Ashby

The Accidental Beauty Queen

The Psychology of Time Travel

Tiffany Blues

Akata Witch

Josephine Baker’s Last Dance

The Poisoned City


Sorry I Wasn’t What You Needed

Undead Redhead


Wolves and Daggers: A Steampunk Fairy Tale

Witch at Heart

What We Were Promised

The Best Bad Things

How to Love a Jamaican

The Water Cure

The Council

Ten Reasons to Stay

Orchid and the Wasp


So Lucky


Suicide Club

In Your Hands

Paremnesia, The Deadish Chronicles

Tinfoil Heart

Lie to Me

Histories of the Void Garden: Pyre of Dreams

Summer Cannibals

I Want to Be Well

Deja Vu

Love Reimagined

Grist Mill Road


Lose the Cape: Never Will I Ever

Still Here

Sounds of Sirens (Tales of Skylge

Hidden (Marchwood Vampires #1)

The Sleepwalker’s Guide to Dancing

Roller Rink Witchcraft

The Missing Ones

Curva Peligrosa

History of the Void Garden: The Princess of the Infinite

The Taste of Air

Penny White and the Temptation of Dragons

History of the Void Garden : Pyre of Dreams

Strong Heart

The Midnight Queen

My Trip to Adele

Heart of the Matter

If I am Missing or Dead

Daughter of the Sun


The Power of Meaning

The Time Chamber

This is Your Captain Speaking

Remember the Lilies

Sister Eve, Private Eye

All’s Fair in Love and Cupcakes

Still Life

Trim Healthy Mama Cookbook

The Best and Lightest

Art Students League of New York on Painting

Doodletopia Cartoons

Although of course you end up becoming yourself

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