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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
Wings of the Wicked - Courtney Allison Moulton Ok, I'm a grouch. I was never really on board with this series. The first book was fun and interesting but I was always a little perplexed why a girl who's the mortal incarnation of the archangel Gabriel would be so not-angelic. I mean, she's a fun party girl who doesn't mind sleeping with guys. Not really what any religion thinks of when they say angels . I was interested enough in the story to see where it went and I'm so wish I hadn't. Not only is this book monstrously huge at 516 pages, there's almost nothing going on in them. As I read I found out a little bit more about the bad angels plots and a smidgeon more about who Ellie is this book was mostly a giant setup for the next one. 500+ pages of it. There were huge gaps in the action where we just followed Ellie around and seeing how hard her life was to balance. That's really not interesting when it occupies more then a hundred pages towards the end.
On a side note, Ellie is supposed to be this super amazing warrior chick who's fought the forces of evil for thousands of years. Why is it that whenever the fight scenes are written out she's getting her butt kicked five ways to Sunday? She's constantly having to wait for Will to save her. That's kind of lame.