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Daughter of the Blood by Anne Bishop

It’s been on my TBR list so long I have no record of how it got there. I read it now because I could get it on my Kindle.

Published: 1998

Genre: dark fantasy

Length: 373 pages

Setting: various locations within a medieval society

Summary: Short version: Witch is born and begins to unconsciously create her Court Continue reading

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Pyramids by Terry Pratchett

This is the seventh Discworld book and another one I read on vacation.

Published: 1989

Genre: fantasy

Length: 341 pages

Setting: the country of Djel within Discworld

Summary: Short version: While the Pharaoh may think he rules, it’s really the High Priest who does Continue reading

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Chasing Lincoln’s Killer by James L. Swanson

Our current topic for American History Club is the Civil War. I wanted us to read something about President Lincoln, and this book showed up when I did a search. It sounded interesting, and a little different since it was nonfiction, so I thought it was worth a shot.

Published: 2009

Genre: YA biographical nonfiction

Length: 194 pages

Setting: mostly April, 1865, the area around Washington, D.C. Continue reading

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