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The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker

Title: The Golem and the Jinni Author: Helene Wecker Published: 2013 Pages: 496 Rating: ****      Chava is a golem, a creature made of clay, brought to life by a disgraced rabbi who dabbles in dark Kabbalistic magic. When … Continue reading

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Highlights on What I’ve Been Reading While I’ve Been Away

     So while I’ve been away from this blog these past few months, I still have been reading. Not as much I would have liked or hoped, but enough to find some really enjoyable books in the process. Here’s … Continue reading

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Victory of Eagles by Naomi Novik

 Title: Victory of Eagles (Temeraire #5) Author: Naomi Novik Published: 2008 Genre: Fiction: Historical-Fiction; Historical-Fantasy; Fantasy Pages: 376 Rating: **** For Britain, conditions are grim: Napoleon’s resurgent forces have breached the Channel and successfully invaded English soil. Napoleon’s prime objective is the occupation of London. … Continue reading

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Harry Potter y la cámara secreta by J. K. Rowling- translated by Adolfo Munoz Garcia and Nieves Martin Azofra

Title:  Harry Potter y la cámara secreta  Author: J. K. Rowling- translated by Adolfo Munoz Garcia and Nieves Martin Azofra Published: 1998 Genre: Fiction: Children’s; Fantasy Pages: 286 Rating: *** Tras derrotar una vez más a Lord Voldemort, su siniestro enemigo en … Continue reading

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Flight by Sherman Alexie

Title: Flight Author: Sherman Alexie Published: 2007 Genre: Fiction: Contemporary; Fantasy Pages: 181 Rating: *** The best-selling author of multiple award-winning books returns with his first novel in ten years, a powerful, fast and timely story of a troubled foster … Continue reading

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Harry Potter y la piedra filosofal by J.k. Rowling (translated by Alicia Dellepiane)

Title: Harry Potter y la piedra filosofal Author: J.K. Rowling (translated by Alicia Dellepiane) Published: 1997 Genre: Fiction: children’s; fantasy Pages: 254 Rating: *** Harry Potter se ha quedado huérfano y vive en casa de sus abominables tíos y del … Continue reading

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Empire of Ivory by Naomi Novik

Title: Empire of Ivory (Temeraire, #4) Author: Naomi Novik Published: 2007 Genre: Fiction: Fantasy; Historical-Fantasy Pages: 404 Rating: *** Tragedy has struck His Majesty’s Aerial Corps, whose magnificent fleet of fighting dragons and their human captains valiantly defend England’s shores … Continue reading

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