Posts Tagged: patricia c. wrede

Reading notes, week 50

Arrows of the Queen by Mercedes Lackey. Comfort reread, back to my first Valdemar love. Not by far as cringey as I was afraid it would be after years (the last time I read it must be before January 1, 2019, or I’d have logged it). I’m sure (a) that it will spark a full

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Reading notes, week 36

September 6: The Grand Tour by Patricia C. Wrede and Caroline Stevermer. I read this one for Lady Sylvia Schofield as much as for the story (and the other characters). I’d so like a whole book about Lady Sylvia! (She’s briefly in this story of mine. My headcanon has her played by Helen Mirren.) September

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Reading notes, week 35

August 28: Searching for Dragons by Patricia C. Wrede. #2 of the Enchanted Forest Chronicles. As good as the first one (though Goodreads reviewers seem to think it’s not, but apparently they don’t read closely enough to get Mendanbar’s name right anyway). It’s got a lot of Morwen! And a no-nonsense king! I don’t even

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Reading notes, week 34

August 24: Spock’s World by Diane Duane. Severely handicapped by bad epub conversion that made the text lose all dialog quotes, some italics, and most apostrophes (strangely not the one in “T’Pau”; still, it’s disconcerting to read something set on Vulcan with many women’s names consistently misspelled). Very strong book, part of my headcanon about

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Reading notes, week 29

July 24: Sorcery and Cecelia by Patricia C. Wrede and Caroline Stevermer. Comfort reading with guaranteed no steamy sex scenes. (I have a very old copy that I bought in Canada in 1998, and changed the cover of my ebook to a photo of the cover of that copy, because it’s SO much better than

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Reading notes, week 42

October 17: Dial-a-Ghost by Eva Ibbotson. Yet another one I thought I’d read and hadn’t! I’m so glad I decided to go through the whole “My Books” list on the ereader and read whatever takes my fancy, as if I’ve moved house and see the bookshelves in a new light. Funny enough to not be

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Reading notes, week 41

October 10: Dealing with Dragons by Patricia C. Wrede. I’ve had it for a long time but hadn’t read it before. Wonderful self-rescuing princess! October 9: The Court Magician by Sarah Pinsker. A mistake, because it’s more of a horror story than I can handle. (So well written though; if you like mild horror I

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