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Bearing an Hourglass
Piers Anthony
Peter the Great: His Life and World
Robert K. Massie
A Curse Dark As Gold - Audio Library Edition
Elizabeth C. Bunce
The Ocean at the End of the Lane: A Novel
Neil Gaiman
Les Misérables
Victor Hugo, Isabel Florence Hapgood
In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin
Erik Larson
Healing Trauma
Peter A. Levine
Tess Gerritsen's Rizzoli & Isles 8 Book Bundle: The Surgeon, The Apprentice, The Sinner, Body Double, Vanish, The Mephisto Club, The Keepsake, Ice Cold
Tess Gerritsen
Throne of Jade - Naomi Novik 4.5 stars. Novik's unusual hybrid tale of Captain Lawrence and Temeraire continues in it's second installment. Here there's a reckoning to be paid for Lawrence's capture of Temeraire's egg and his taking it from his original home. China wants it's dragon back, and the pair must travel across the world to convince them that they must stay together.
The Temeraire series is a combination of nineteenth century maritime story telling with modern fantasy. Sacrifices must be made on both counts but as a rabid fan of Horatio Hornblower and a lover of all things fantasy these books really hit the spot for me. I wouldn't recommend them to everyone, but I couldn't have enjoyed them more.