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Lora's Rants and Reviews

My own unapologetic opinions on books and writing. I DO NOT accept review requests but only review books I choose to read and I don't post reviews on Amazon. I'm also persnickity about genre and plot.

Currently reading

Her Name Was Rose
Claire Allan
A Grand Old Time
Judy Leigh
Progress: 27%
Fire Court
Andrew Taylor
Progress: 4%
The City of Brass
Suman Chakraborty
The Illumination of Ursula Flight
Anna-Marie Crowhurst
Progress: 30%
Unnatural Creatures
Maria Dahvana Headley, Neil Gaiman
Progress: 55%
Don Quixote
Roberto González Echevarría, John Rutherford, Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Progress: 64%

Best reads of 2014

Since everyone else is listing their best reads of 2014, I might as well join in!


2014 introduced me to two new series that i will be continuing;






Another time travel really entertained me;



And I read a couple of good Classics that I hadn't read before;



Other books were entertaining, but these are the top reads of the year. What 2015 will bring to my reading list is yet to be seen, but there are a couple more Classics I have my eye on and of course continuations of the two series, plus maybe I'll branch out into some genres I've been neglecting. I don't plan my reading too far ahead so it will all be a surprise for me!