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1634: The Bavarian Crisis
1634: The Bavarian Crisis
Author: Eric Flint, Virginia DeMarce
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 21
Review Date: 9/28/2016


Another good addition to the series! I highly recommend all the volumes set in Europe.


1634: The Galileo Affair (Assiti Shards, Bk 3)
1634: The Galileo Affair (Assiti Shards, Bk 3)
Author: Andrew Dennis, Eric Flint
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 68
Review Date: 9/29/2016


I enjoy the whole series, particularly those set in the Germanies. This sort of side trip doesn't interest me as much, but it's still a good read.


Act of War (Jason Richter, Bk 1)
Act of War (Jason Richter, Bk 1)
Author: Dale Brown
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 94
Review Date: 11/19/2006


Techno-thriller about airplanes


Arrow's Flight (Heralds of Valdemar, Bk 2)
Arrow's Flight (Heralds of Valdemar, Bk 2)
Author: Mercedes Lackey
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.
 268
Review Date: 7/1/2012


More swords and sorcery as Talia progresses as the Queen's Own Herald.


Arrows of the Queen (Heralds of Valdemar, Bk 1)
Arrows of the Queen (Heralds of Valdemar, Bk 1)
Author: Mercedes Lackey
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
 309
Review Date: 7/1/2012


Another in Lackey's history of Valdemar. Very good swords and sorcery.


Battle Born (Patrick McLanahan, Bk 8)
Battle Born (Patrick McLanahan, Bk 8)
Author: Dale Brown
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 47
Review Date: 11/19/2006


Techno-thriller about powered armor


Colors of Chaos (Recluce, Bk 9)
Colors of Chaos (Recluce, Bk 9)
Author: L. E. Modesitt Jr.
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 46
Review Date: 1/20/2012


The second book concerning white mage Cerryl. Interesting characters. Not so dark as some of the Recluce series.


Crossroads and Other Tales of Valdemar
Crossroads and Other Tales of Valdemar
Author: Mercedes Lackey (Editor)
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 73
Review Date: 3/11/2021


Several interesting stories


Eat This, San Francisco: A Narrated Roadmap to Dives, Joints, All-Night Cafes, Noodle Houses, Buffets, and Other Cheap Places to Eat in the Bay Area
Review Date: 2/11/2007


An interesting tour of inexpensive eateries in the Bay Area. Prices generally not over $10, cheap for SF.


The Five Bells and Bladebone  (Richard Jury, Bk 9)
The Five Bells and Bladebone (Richard Jury, Bk 9)
Author: Martha Grimes
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 57
Review Date: 11/19/2006


English mystery with Richard Jury


The Grantville Gazette, Vol 1
The Grantville Gazette, Vol 1
Author: Eric Flint (Editor)
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 62
Review Date: 12/25/2011


All of the Grantville Gazette series are interesting, with a slightly different slant from Flint's originals.


Hell Hath No Fury (Multiverse, Bk 2)
Hell Hath No Fury (Multiverse, Bk 2)
Author: Linda Evans, David Weber
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 25
Review Date: 7/13/2011


A good continuation of the series - I enjoyed it. But it leaves me really interested in Book 3, which does not seem to be forthcoming.


In Fury Born (aka Path of Fury, revised)
In Fury Born (aka Path of Fury, revised)
Author: David Weber
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 65
Review Date: 2/3/2017


It's definitely better than Path of the Fury, with a lot more explanation of the Cadre.


The Lord of the Rings Trilogy
The Lord of the Rings Trilogy
Author: J. R. R. Tolkien
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.4/5 Stars.
 357
Review Date: 2/11/2007
Helpful Score: 7


The complete story in 1137 pages, plus maps.


Magic Lost, Trouble Found (Raine Benares, Bk 1)
Magic Lost, Trouble Found (Raine Benares, Bk 1)
Author: Lisa Shearin
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
 137
Review Date: 5/29/2012


Pretty good, not a keeper. More background on Raine would have been nice.


Moving Targets and Other Tales of  Valdemar
Moving Targets and Other Tales of Valdemar
Author: Mercedes Lackey (Editor)
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 38
Review Date: 3/11/2021


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The Old Contemptibles (Richard Jury, Bk 11)
The Old Contemptibles (Richard Jury, Bk 11)
Author: Martha Grimes
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 64
Review Date: 11/19/2006


English mystery with Richard Jury


The Old Silent (Richard Jury, Bk 10)
The Old Silent (Richard Jury, Bk 10)
Author: Martha Grimes
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 51
Review Date: 11/19/2006


English mystery with Richard Jury


Pelican Economic History of Britain (The Pelican Economic History of Britain, Vol.3)
Review Date: 11/19/2006


Titled Industry and Empire.An economic history of the last 200 years, mainly about the U.K.


Potatoes (Williams-Sonoma Kitchen Library)
Potatoes (Williams-Sonoma Kitchen Library)
Author: Diane Rossen Worthington
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
 4
Review Date: 7/18/2012


Not much new here, but it puts a bunch of related recipes in one place.


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