Seattle

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Kickin' It

It’s not often that an author is truly able to redeem an unlikable character. When I started Kickin’ It, I was immediately put off by the overly feisty heroine, Parker Speedman. But in the end, while I didn’t love the book overall, I was surprised to find that I’d come to like her. The st ...

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Serious Moonlight

I’m going to use the word ‘charming’ a lot to describe Serious Moonlight. Mostly because ‘charming’ perfectly describes how the book combines a cute first love story, a coming of age tale, a mystery and a character study into a single, tight package. Eighteen-year-old narcoleptic bookwo ...

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Coyote Dreams

“You take what you can get.” That is what Joanne Walker tells herself towards the end of a mind-numbing journey, and it encapsulates her essence. Joanne is a half Irish, half Cherokee officer for the Seattle Police Department. As detailed in the two previous books in the series, sh ...

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Thunderbird Falls

Urban Shaman was one of my favorite Fantasy reads last year, so I was excited to get my hands on an advance copy of its sequel. These books are written in the first person, and Murphy does a very good job of portraying an edgy, snarky, and eccentric character without going too far over the top and m ...