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Nyxx's Nook

I'm just a reviewer. I average one book per day and have for a number of years. It's time to start sharing all those reviews. I'm always looking for a new book, publisher, or author to discover.

Book Review 3: My Reading Life by Pat Conroy

My Reading Life - Pat Conroy

This is a memoir of a writer. It shows the love of writing and words that all writers should have. It's told in a variety of ways...not simply as a memoir. Another unique approach with short stories added in. However, that said, I feel that he should stick with fiction. Some parts seemed overly wordy and simply were repeats of things said earlier within the book. Perhaps if...


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Book Review 2: The Making of a Rogue by Shana Galen

This is book 3 in a series. However, it's a great stand alone book, as I have yet to read the first two. Although, they're definitely on my to get and read list.

As Bastian takes a female to his ship to assist him in matter after she tried to kill him in a sword fight, one twist leads to another. 
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Book Review 1: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

Anna Karenina - Leo Tolstoy

Many people are turned off by an overly long book. For me, I hate to say bye to characters I read about. Too bad all books aren't 5000 pages and have series of twelve or more. (I see every author on the planet cringing lol.)

As many reviewers have stated before me, Tolstoy is an art.


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