Get to the Point, Book Reviews: Britt-Marie Was Here, by Fredrik Backman

Book Review Rules. The book may (or may not) work for me personally but that’s not to say it didn’t do wonders for (or fail) someone else. Britt-Marie Was Here, by Fredrik Backman Would I recommend? Yes. Favorite Quotes “She wonders what takes the most out of the person: to be the kind that jumps,…

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Get to the Point, Book Reviews: Where’d You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple

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Get to the Point, Book Reviews: Dark Triumph (His Fair Assassins, Book II)

A lot more bloody action. Sorry folks, but when you pick up a book that promises daughters of Death made into assassinating nuns, well, I can tell you, I’m not here for romance no matter how well it’s done. I want the action promised, that’s why I bought the book.

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Get to the Point, Book Reviews: Grave Mercy (His Fair Assassin Trilogy, Book I)

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If your MC is supposedly a strong-willed, independent female, ask yourself if your MC really needs to be in love. Maybe she just needs to get laid before taking on her enemies? I don’t know, but at least it’s different. The point is if you want your female MC to stand out, don’t fall for the same romance writing traps.

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Get to the Point, Book Reviews: The Absent One, by Jussi Adler-Olsen

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Get to the Point, Book Reviews: Neverwhere, by Neil Gaiman

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Book Reviews: A Blog Update

Happy New Year! New year and new writing, am I right? I hope your holidays were restful and may you have enjoyed good times, good food, and good alcohol (in moderation, of course). I’ve contemplated writing book reviews since my blog’s inception. I do write summary blurbs (examples here and here) as I like to…

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