Category Archives: books

Reading Away Depression

Can a book help with depression and anxiety? This Huffington Post article talks about Bibliotherapy. I would be a perfect case study. I love to read and have not hidden my love of books. They take me away when I … Continue reading

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Jen Reads: Trip to the Library

I am reading a lot of books but I have finished none of them. I picked this up today and I can not wait until I start to read it tonight. I also got these from the library: Lets just … Continue reading

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Jen Reads: The Gathering Storm

Since there is no football this time of year. No 1 pm and 4 pm or 8 pm games for a while. My foray into two blogs was hard. I can only concentrate on one blog. I love talking about … Continue reading

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Review: Forbidden

I am working my way down my list on Evernote of medieval romances (and regular fiction) and this one has been on my list for a while. For a medieval romance, the plot is relatively different. The hero, Ranald, was … Continue reading

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Review: Instruments of Darkness

Part of what drew me to this book was the cover. Like wine, I do read some books by the cover, or at least the blurb on the cover. Goodreads describes this book as: In the year 1780, Harriet Westerman, … Continue reading

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Review: Deathless

Synopsis from Goodreads: Koschei the Deathless is to Russian folklore what devils or wicked witches are to European culture: a menacing, evil figure; the villain of countless stories which have been passed on through story and text for generations. But … Continue reading

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Review: The Iron Daughter

I am 38 years old. Yes, I really liked The Iron Daughter, the 2nd book in The Iron Fey Series. Meghan Chase, the half human and half faery teenager, is still in NeverNever with Puck, Grimalkin, the icy Prince Ash … Continue reading

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Review: A Man of Value

  A Man of Value is book 2 of Anna Markland’s Montbryce Legacy and revolves around the hero of Book 1, Ram Montbryce’s illegitimate son, Caedmon Woolgar (I love these names, so different). Caedmon is a Saxon knight living in … Continue reading

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Review: Conquering Passion

I have an admission to make. I have a slight addiction to medieval romances. How this came about, I don’t know but there it is. From Goodreads: What if William the Conqueror had appointed four Marcher Lords to control the … Continue reading

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Review: Among Others

Morwenna, a 15 year old in 1979, has been through the death of her twin and a mother who claims to be a witch. She is sent to live with her father and his sisters and she is promptly sent … Continue reading

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