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🎧 Murder on the Serpentine Bridge by Andrea Penrose @AndreaPenrose #JamesCameronStewart @KensingtonBooks @TantorAudio #LoveAudiobooks

🎧 Murder on the Serpentine Bridge by Andrea Penrose @AndreaPenrose #JamesCameronStewart @KensingtonBooks @TantorAudio #LoveAudiobooks

I love this Wrexford & Sloane series so much. The main characters are building a found family with courage, compassion, and cleverness. I am tickled by how clever it is.  They support and encourage each other’s strengths and protect each other’s weaknesses.   There is plenty of great science, mathematics and art to fill their imaginations. […]

Posted September 29, 2022 by Anne - Books of My Heart in Book Review / 18 Comments

🎧 The Witch and the Tsar by Olesya Salnikova Gilmore @OlesyaAuthor #KatiaKapustin @AceRocBooks @PRHAudio #LoveAudiobooks

🎧 The Witch and the Tsar by Olesya Salnikova Gilmore @OlesyaAuthor #KatiaKapustin @AceRocBooks @PRHAudio #LoveAudiobooks

I enjoyed this sort of retelling of the story of Baba Yaga.  The Witch and the Tsar has the Russian mythology feel like books by Naomi Novik (Spinning Silver), and Katherine Arden (The Winternight Trilogy) and oddly, some of the folklore is even in the Robin LeFever’s Fair Assassins series.  Of course, this book has […]

Posted September 22, 2022 by Anne - Books of My Heart in Book Review / 18 Comments

Devouring Darkness by Chloe Neill @chloeneill @BerkleyPub @AceRocBooks

Devouring Darkness by Chloe Neill @chloeneill @BerkleyPub @AceRocBooks

The Heirs of Chicagoland  series continues with  the next generation in Chicago.   I am enjoying learning about them as individuals. They have various strengths and issues.  The characters are developed a bit more in each book. We see Elisa having more political skills to work with other species.  I’ve been enjoying the stories and it […]

Posted September 17, 2022 by Anne - Books of My Heart in Book Review / 10 Comments

🎧 Bad Day Breaking by John Galligan @JohnGGalligan @SamanthaDesz @AtriaBooks @SimonAudio #LoveAudiobooks

🎧 Bad Day Breaking by John Galligan @JohnGGalligan @SamanthaDesz @AtriaBooks @SimonAudio #LoveAudiobooks

Bad Day Breaking was a bad day for many people.  There was so much hate and evil happening.  Heidi as sheriff has too much on her plate.  Her mother-in-law, a insubordinate, litigious deputy, a cult, paroles who are back to crime, and a hate group.  She makes a few bad choices which spiral into lots […]

Posted September 11, 2022 by Anne - Books of My Heart in Book Review / 18 Comments