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The Alloy of Law

Brandon Sanderson has done it again, this time with a western set centuries later in his fantasy Mistborn world. The civilization of Scadrial has progressed to the days of locomotives, electric street lights, six-shooters, rifles, and lawmen who try to bring order to chaos. Waxillium Ladrian can Push on metals with his Allomancy and use… Continue reading The Alloy of Law

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The Lilac Tree

Mum loved Spring:  the warming of the earth, how green crept over the land and daffodils nodded their cheerful heads in the chilly winds.  She was the first to point out the return of the robins, and she always had a garden with both flowers and vegetables.  Her yard always had a lilac tree growing… Continue reading The Lilac Tree

Book Reviews

Life in Outer Space

The other day I read Melissa Keil's debut novel, Life in Outer Space.   Sam Kinnison, of Melbourne, Australia, may belong to the geek group in high school, but he is okay with that.  He's comfortable with his small circle of friends.  He knows how to keep his head down and stay out of the… Continue reading Life in Outer Space

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Falling For You

After years of traveling the world for her successful job in the fashion industry, Elizabeth Embry is tired and empty. She has been running from her past a long time. She accepts her friend’s offer to stay two weeks in Jackson Hole, Wyoming to see if being a partner in her friend's boutique would make… Continue reading Falling For You