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I had no idea there was a sequelish to Garden Spells.  Sugar Queen is fabulous!  Josey has always hidden from life, but the sudden appearance of a woman in her closet sets her forth on a magical adventure.  She discovers friends, love and what it means to live.

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Boom! by Mark Haddon

I don’t think I liked this book.  Boom! was odd and while I feel it had possibility, the whole alien spy thing with the two boys just never really came together for me.

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I have not read any of the Edilean books thus far, but will definitely do so after reading Scarlet Nights.  Mike is posted to do a job in Edilean, which also happens to be where his sister lives.  He is to find out why tow notorious criminals are there and what their plans are.  But having worked undercover with scumbags for so long, he is at a loss for what to do with Sara Shaw, as good a girl as they come.  Sara takes an immediate dislike of Mike and if it wasn’t for his sister, her bff, she would not talk to him.  But soon she finds that there is much to admire in him and that he is trying to save her life.  A sweet, but at the same past action packed contemporary romance

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These books just keep getting better and better.  Kitty is a strong but still feminine protagonist.  In this book, Kitty is asked to look at werewolves who were soldiers in a war.  They do not know how to function in society and it looks like they might not be able to be reentered into society.  But Kitty is determined to save them.  And she does….somewhat

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Stray by Rachel Vincent

This book reminded me a lot of the Kelley Armstrong books.  It is about a young woman named Faythe who has tried to escape from her pack.  But when tragedy strikes another werefamily, she is taken back into the fold.  While it was a good, action packed book, I did not like Faythe and feel like she has to grow up.  She has so many people falling over themselves to make her happy and she doesn’t even seem to care.  I hope that she matures some in the next few books.  Marc is too good for her in my opinion.

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Olivia Grace is hiding out from her past, but it is about to find her.  When her ex husband is found on the field of war dressed in a French uniform, she doesn’t know if he is a traitor or a spy for the English.  Unfortunately, neither can he.  Jack still thinks he is married to Olivia when he wakes up.  She must go along with it in order not to harm his fragile brain, but she internally seethes at the pain he has caused her.  Slowly, he regains his memory and she falls in love with him again.  But will it last when he remembers what she was accused of?

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