Heart’s Blood (Marillier)

Next up: “Heart’s Blood” by Juliet Marillier.

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A loose retelling of Beauty and the Beast; I didn’t realize it was at first.  As with most of Marillier’s books, it has a distinct celtic flavor.

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The Gentleman Bastard Sequence (Lynch)

Next up: “The Lies of Locke Lamora”, “Red Seas Under Red Skies”, and “The Republic of Thieves” by Scott Lynch.

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This is one of my favorite series. It’s one that I suggest to most of my book-nerd friends. I got my husband absolutely hooked, and together we’ve given away more than a dozen copies of the first book. We’ve also met the author several times, and he’s a great guy, very funny and kind. I have great admiration for him and his work.

There are currently three books, with more forthcoming.

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