Lots of authors have an amazing first novel and then simply fade away. But others learn and improve, becoming exceptional craftsmen, even masters, of literature. Alex Bledsoe is well on his way to being one of the latter. A year ago I reviewed Bledsoe's Wake of the Bloody Angel, the fourth book in another series. Then I went back, as I said I would, and read the first one in that series. I was seriously disappointed by it--very graphic sex and violence, not made up for by quality.
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Death’s Excellent Vacation Edited by Charlaine Harris and Toni L. P. Kelner
Recommended by the very nice lady at our new grocery, A Taste of India, the library now owns two of the great Bollywood musicals: Kuch kuch hota hai (aka K2H2
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With reluctance, I picked up Tamar Myers' The Witch Doctor's Wife to give her writing a second chance. The first in a four book series based in 1950's Belgian Congo, I was pleasantly surprised right away by the differences between this book and Myers' silly Pennsylvania Dutch series.