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Reading a Thousand Lives

I'm a goodreads refugee. I read horror, classics, literary, science fiction, YA, weird, regency romances, historical fiction, history, science, fantasy and random bits and pieces of every genre, it seems like. I don't do as much reading and reviewing as I used to, but I'm trying to get back into the swing of things.

Currently reading

Stone Mattress: Nine Tales
Margaret Atwood
A Dance with Dragons
George R.R. Martin
Deep Blue
Jennifer Donnelly
Crystal Fire
Jordan Dane
Fireblood
Trisha Wolfe
Mistress to the Crown
Isolde Martyn
The Children of Henry VIII
John Guy
The Illicit Love of a Courtesan
Jane Lark
Lost in a Royal Kiss
Vanessa Kelly
The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind
Michio Kaku

Dreaming Anastasia

Dreaming Anastasia - Joy Preble I love fiction having to do with the Romanovs, especially Anastasia and Alexei (Alexei would have made this book so much cooler). Anne is a normal girl, going to ballet lessons with her best friend Tess, worrying about school and missing her brother, who died of cancer. Strange things begin to happen--she meets a guy, who is possibly 100+ years old, around when the Romanovs were alive, and insists that she's the only one who can save Anastasia, who's living in the hut with Baba Yaga, a witch from Russian folklore.I like it. It's decent, after all, it is young adult fiction. Romanovs make me happy. The romance between Anne and Ethan is cute and likable, though it ends on a strange note for the opening of the second novel. The only real complaint I have is that I don't like Tess, she's pretty annoying to me.