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Librarian, book lover, avid reader

Currently reading

Roman Blood
Steven Saylor
Progress: 171/401 pages
Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child
Bob Spitz
Progress: 208/557 pages
Avant-gardes du XXe siècle: arts & littérature, 1905-1930
Serge Fauchereau
Caesar's Commentaries: On the Gallic War and On the Civil War
Julius Caesar
Les bûchers de Bocanegra
Arturo Pérez-Reverte
The Songs of the Kings
Barry Unsworth
Sherlock Holmes: The Complete Novels and Stories: Volumes I and II
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Hobbit
J.R.R. Tolkien, Alan Lee

Empire of Ivory (Temeraire, Book 4)

Empire of Ivory - Naomi Novik The fourth star is the result of the last 50 pages. It redeemed the very slow pace of the narrative for me. I still feel that both the third and fourth book could have been merged and made stronger together than alone. Oh the perfidy of war and the corrupt scent of power and ambition. To go through all of the pain in Africa and to come home to a new government and to find out it has set the motion of genocide on its way is what saved the book for me.