Monthly Archives: March 2015


Erin Morgenstern’s “The Night Circus”

I know, this book was trendy a while ago. Why am I just now reading it? Well, to be honest, I picked it up when everyone else was reading it but couldn’t get into it. It’s very cloak-and-dagger in the beginning. It does take a bit of a commitment to really get into the story, but it’s completely worth it. Glad I picked it up again. So we see Celia and Marco from their early years. And it’s not really clear until we’re almost at the end what’s going on here. But they are taken under Read more […]

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Charlie Holmberg’s “The Paper Magician”

This is barely classified as romance, but it’s a love story I really enjoyed. You meet Ceony, a young magician-in-training who is about to begin her apprenticeship. In this world, magicians bond with a particular element and work only with that element the rest of their lives. Ceony has her heart set on being a smelter but lands in the home of a paper magician instead because there is apparently a shortage of paper magicians. So now we meet Emery Thane, her mentor. He’s a quiet, work-obsessed Read more […]