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How to Be a Victorian

17321139Title: How to Be a Victorian
Author: Ruth Goodman
Genre: Nonfiction, history, everyday history

Spring has been a bit hectic and I have not had a lot of excess energy to write reviews. I have been reading a stack of book but I it has been kind of quiet here. I was in London in Marts with my sister and we had a great trip. You can see my pictures on pinterest. On our way home we went through Gatwick airport and went into the airport bookstore. I couldn’t find any fiction I wanted to read, but I did pick up How to Be a Victorian.

The very short review is: I love it – it is so engaging!

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City of Stairs

City of StairsTitle: City of Stairs
Author: Robert Jackson Bennett
Genre: Fantasy, city fantasy

Opening sentence:

believe the question, then,” says Vasily Yaroslav, “is one of intent.

So I read City of Stairs in November but I have not had the head space to review it before now. Apparently my brain is all squashed most days when I come home from work and my weekends have been full of x-men… because OMG x-men. But I wanted to take time to review City of Stairs before I did my best of 2014 list because this has to be up there.

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