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Amanda Shofner

Grand Mistress of On a Book Bender. On the path of least revision. Wine supplier for grammar pain sufferers. #BecauseWine. Idea wrangler. Wielder of words. Black coffee drinker.

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Jayne Castle
Diana Peterfreund
Bad Behavior
Jennifer Lane
The False Prince
Jennifer A. Nielsen
Light of the Moon (Legend of the Dreamer, Book 1)
David James
Amaryllis (St. Helen's Series #1)

The Golem's Eye (Bartimaeus Series #2)

The Golem's Eye (Bartimaeus Series #2) - Jonathan Stroud This book turned out far better than the first 100 pages promised. What is a little disappointing in this book is that we don’t get to see as much from Bartimaeus as we did in the first book. Nathaniel wasn’t that likable of a character to begin with, and if anything, he’s gotten worse. This is perhaps why the beginning of the book wasn’t quite as enjoyable. This book also introduces us to Kitty, a member of the Resistance. While clearly not quite as fun as Bartimaeus as a narrator, Kitty’s story adds depth and interest that helped to redeem my initial indifference.See my review in its entirety here.