Recent reads - August 2009

A Listmania! list by Murf61 (Newry, N.Ireland)
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Principles of Angels
1.  Principles of Angels by Jaine Fenn
The list author says:
  "Loved this - great world, good characters and a strong plot. About to read the sequel"
7.14   Used & New from: 0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

Aurian (Artefacts of Power)
2.  Aurian (Artefacts of Power) by Maggie Furey
The list author says:
  "First in the Artifacts of Power series. Good reliable fantasy. Have ordered the rest of the series!"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (57 customer reviews)

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Cast in Shadow
3.  Cast in Shadow by Michelle Sagara West
The list author says:
  "First in series. Loved the different 'races' esp. the Dragons. A bit YA but gripping nonetheless"
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

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The Beach House
4.  The Beach House by Jane Green
The list author says:
  "A nice summer read. Great twist near the end!"
6.71   Used & New from: 0.01
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (54 customer reviews)

Secrets
5.  Secrets by Freya North
The list author says:
  "Light but enjoyable"
6.65   Used & New from: 0.01
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (81 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Nostradamus Prophecies
6.  The Nostradamus Prophecies by Mario Reading
The list author says:
  "Conspiracy thriller. Lots of info about the Roma/Gypsy people in southern France"
6.02   Used & New from: 0.01
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (43 customer reviews)

Storm Glass (Glass 1)
7.  Storm Glass (Glass 1) by Maria V. Snyder
The list author says:
  "First in Opal Cowan trilogy from same author as The Study trilogy. Recommended!"
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (62 customer reviews)

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Ark
8.  Ark by Stephen Baxter
The list author says:
  "Sequel to Flood. Love this author"
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (34 customer reviews)

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No Bones
9.  No Bones by Anna Burns
The list author says:
  "Very dark comedy novel about growing up in Belfast during the Troubles. Very accurate, sadly"
9.93   Used & New from: 0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

Bitten: Number 1 in series (Otherworld)
10.  Bitten: Number 1 in series (Otherworld) by Kelley Armstrong
The list author says:
  "Had read most of Kelley Armstrong's other books but not this one. Really enjoyed it"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (150 customer reviews)

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Fever: Prepare to enter the lair of the Leopard People (Leopard People Series)
11.  Fever: Prepare to enter the lair of the Leopard People (Leopard People Series) by Christine Feehan
The list author says:
  "Double helping of the Leopard People series. Alpha-male shapshifters... nice escapism!"
7.59   Used & New from: 0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Santa Olivia
12.  Santa Olivia by Jacqueline Carey
The list author says:
  "OK, but much prefer the Kushiel series by the same author"
11.99   Used & New from: 0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

Gods Behaving Badly
13.  Gods Behaving Badly by Marie Phillips
The list author says:
  "Very funny retelling of the Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice set in modern-day London. More from this author please!"
12.17   Used & New from: 0.01
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (62 customer reviews)

Stones of Fire
14.  Stones of Fire by C.M. Palov
The list author says:
  "A good thriller but Indiana Jones did it first!"
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)

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The Atlantis Code
15.  The Atlantis Code by Charles Brokaw
The list author says:
  "Another conspiracy thriller this time Atlantis v. the Catholic Church"
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3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (35 customer reviews)

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Speed Of Dark: A Novel
16.  Speed Of Dark: A Novel by Elizabeth Moon
The list author says:
  "Excellent tale of autistic man in futuristic setting where a 'cure' becomes available. Very detailed and realistic"
7.07   Used & New from: 0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

The End Of The Line: How Overfishing Is Changing the World and What We Eat
17.  The End Of The Line: How Overfishing Is Changing the World and What We Eat by Charles Clover
The list author says:
  "Everyone should read this. Fish is definitely off the menu for me now"
7.01   Used & New from: 0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (26 customer reviews)

The Death of Grass (Penguin Modern Classics)
18.  The Death of Grass (Penguin Modern Classics) by John Christopher
The list author says:
  "Classic apocalyptic novel from the 1950's"
6.29   Used & New from: 2.79
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (111 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Road
19.  The Road by Cormac McCarthy
The list author says:
  "Stark novel set in post-apocalypse US. Story of father and son. Deserves all the prizes"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (811 customer reviews)

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Eve of Darkness (Marked, Book 1)
20.  Eve of Darkness (Marked, Book 1) by S. J. Day
The list author says:
  "Good urban fantasy, this time with Cain and Abel involved with feisty, kick-ass, sexy heroine. Sexy fun!"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (40 customer reviews)

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Holder of Lightning: The Cloudmages #1
21.  Holder of Lightning: The Cloudmages #1 by S. L. Farrell
The list author says:
  "First of a fantasy trilogy. World loosely similar to Celtic Ireland and its mythology. Lots of magic"
4.79   Used & New from: 0.01

The Pillars of the World (Tir Alainn Trilogy)
22.  The Pillars of the World (Tir Alainn Trilogy) by Anne Bishop
The list author says:
  "Loved this trilogy. Different world from her 'Black Jewels' series. A more Celtic-type world where witches and the Sidhe exist."
4.69   Used & New from: 0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

Forbidden Magic (The Magic Novels)
23.  Forbidden Magic (The Magic Novels) by Cheyenne McCray
The list author says:
  "Another first in series. San Fransisco witches meet Tuath de Danaan warriors. Paranormal romance with plenty of action"
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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Acheron (Dark-Hunter World)
24.  Acheron (Dark-Hunter World) by Sherrilyn Kenyon
The list author says:
  "A Dark Hunter novel. Very, very dark in places but one of the best in the series"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (89 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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Guernica
25.  Guernica by Dave Boling
The list author says:
  "The human story behind the bombing of the Basque town during the Spanish Civil War that inspired the Picasso mural."
6.29   Used & New from: 0.01
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (163 customer reviews)

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