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Within the Sanctuary of Wings – Marie Brennan

★★★★★ "Oh, I am skeptical," I assured him. "But also curious." Lady Trent, the world's foremost dragon naturalist, is penning another book - one that hints at why she became so world-renowned. But first, she needs to go on one last adventure. My heart stuttered in its beat. Perhaps you think it was a foolish reaction After… Continue reading Within the Sanctuary of Wings – Marie Brennan

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In the Labyrinth of Drakes – Marie Brennan

★★★★ ½ If I misstep, it goes far beyond me. Errors on my part are proof that women are unsuited to professional work. Jane Goodall - but with dragons. I know, right? The famous (and famously scandalous) Lady Trent has studied dragons across the lands, she's back again for a new adventure. “I honestly cannot tell… Continue reading In the Labyrinth of Drakes – Marie Brennan

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The Voyage of the Basilisk – Marie Brennan

★★★★★ Good manners warred with curiosity, and lost. Freshly back from her journey to the Tropic of Serpents, Lady Trent finds herself tempted by a two-year trip around the world. The reason? Dragons. And while many a person would object to a lady (gasp) wanting to further the field of science (double gasp), Lady Trent refuses… Continue reading The Voyage of the Basilisk – Marie Brennan

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The Tropic of Serpents – Marie Brennan

★★★★ I wanted only to study dragons, but first I had to get past the humans... Three years ago, Lady Trent was finally granted the ability to study dragons in the field. She had a wonderful set of adventures with her husband in Vystranna and made many discoveries to push the bounds of knowledge regarding dragons. Just… Continue reading The Tropic of Serpents – Marie Brennan

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A Natural History of Dragons – Marie Brennan

★★★★ ½ One benefit of being an old woman now, and moreover one who has been called a "national treasure," is that there are very few who can tell me what I may and may not write. Ever since she was a child, Isabella was obsessed, absolutely obsessed, with dragons. She would spent long hours curled up with her favorite… Continue reading A Natural History of Dragons – Marie Brennan

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Kill Creek – Scott Thomas

And as the hands of the clocks clicked to eight past one, the house awoke to the sudden and definite realization that now was the time.It had waited long enough.It was time to play. The Kill Creek House is infamous - one of the most haunted locations in America. Death and destruction go hand-in-hand at this house.… Continue reading Kill Creek – Scott Thomas

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Girl, Wash Your Face – Rachel Hollis

★★★ ½ You, and only you, are ultimately responsible for who you become and how happy you are. So, this book works...and it doesn't. Rachel Hollis has achieved a LOT over her life - and it shows in her successful career as a motivational speaker and blogging. And much of her career focuses on helping… Continue reading Girl, Wash Your Face – Rachel Hollis

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The Devil and the Dark Water – Stuart Turton

“Some songs weren’t mere songs. They were memories curled tight and set alight.” Samuel Pipps and Arent Hayes are the dynamic duo responsible for stopping the most notorious crimes across the world. However, this last one might just be too much for even the Great Pipps. It centers on one, terrible boat...the very boat leading Pipps to his… Continue reading The Devil and the Dark Water – Stuart Turton

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The Actor’s Life – Jenna Fischer

★★★★ When Pam came along, my particular set of attributes and talents aligned perfectly for the character. I was the right person at the right time for the right job. Jenna Fischer began her Hollywood career eight years before finally found success as Pam on The Office. When she first moved to Hollywood to pursue… Continue reading The Actor’s Life – Jenna Fischer