The Book of Life – A Recap

I have completed Deborah Harkness' All Souls Trilogy. I haven't completed - and enjoyed - a series like this since...I can't remember. Although I didn't finish the third installment, The Book of Life, in time to discuss it within the bounds of my Summer Reading Challenge, I need to get my thoughts out about the conclusion … Continue reading The Book of Life – A Recap

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Summer Reading Challenge 2016: Shadow of Night

I finished this book in one day. Sure, I had started the first couple of chapters at a different time but the rest was done on a recent dreary day when I could think of nothing else but finding out how Matthew and Diana would survive Europe in 1590. Because of course they survive; there is … Continue reading Summer Reading Challenge 2016: Shadow of Night

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Summer Reading Challenge 2016: A Discovery of Witches

What makes this novel spectacular is not just its length; not just the invocation of hunger for the next sentence, the next page, the next chapter; and not just the web of characters who become suddenly connected although they have been that way all along; no, what makes this novel so spectacular, is Deborah Harkness' … Continue reading Summer Reading Challenge 2016: A Discovery of Witches