Posts Tagged: katherine kurtz

2014 reading roundup

Preliminary disclaimer: I dislike end-of-year overviews. At least I dislike the circumstance that from, well, the end of November until the beginning of January everything is end-of-year overviews. When we still had a subscription to a newspaper (er, last year) I avoided the last issue of the year because it was nothing else than that.

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Guilty-pleasure reading, part 2 of n

Katherine Kurtz, King Kelson’s Bride I don’t know what this book is like for someone who hasn’t been avidly following all the earlier exploits of King Kelson, but I was bowled over. I thought I’d read it years ago but in fact I hadn’t, so I had a whole new Deryni book! Best line: “I

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Guilty-pleasure reading, part 1 of n

I don’t remember when and where I first came across the Deryni novels except that I was a  teenager and it was in England. There was only the first-written (but fairly late in the in-world history) trilogy at the time, now called The Chronicles of the Deryni: Deryni Rising, Deryni Checkmate and High Deryni. I

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Reading, promises, etcetera

Scene: other half and I are in the living room reading. Possibly one or two of our daughters are also there, and in that case also reading. OH: This book is so weird, the protagonist’s parents aren’t his parents and his grandparents aren’t his grandparents. Me: Are his grandparents his parents’ parents at least? OH:

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