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About Julia


Hi everyone! This is Julia of The Broke and the Bookish, formerly blogging on my own at The Competitive Bibliomaniac.

I read mostly historical romance, but can often be found reviewing paranormal romance, young adult books (mostly distopian/fantasy), fantasy/sci-fi, classics, and the occasional non-fiction book about languages.




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Currently reading

Wanton Christmas Wishes
Eliza Lloyd, Samantha Kane, Kate Pearce, Monica Burns, Madelynne Ellis, Jess Michaels
The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm
Wilhelm Grimm, Jacob Grimm, Matthew R. Price, Noel Daniel
Progress: 21 %
I Love it When You Talk Retro: Hoochie Coochie, Double Whammy, Drop a Dime, and the Forgotten Origins of American Speech
Ralph Keyes
Progress: 28/271 pages
Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal
Christopher Moore
Progress: 42/420 pages

Just Finished Reactions: Behind the Mist by M.J. Evans

Behind the Mist - M. J. Evans

First off, I don't know much about horses, so I guess its good to go into this thinking about that. 

Behind the Mist was a very interesting story, but it just didn't hit the right places for me. With that said, it's not really marketed to me but to a middle school age reader. I think if there was a student that was interested in horses and fantasy, they would really love this book. 

But for me I thought the prose was a little bit clunky. Occasionally I was confused by the horse terminology (dressage was the big standout. I do know what it is vaguely.)

So I am rating this based on if I were reading it as a child of about 10 who liked horses, or is even slightly interested in them. If I were rating it for myself it would be at an "It's okay level" but I don't think it is fair to do so.

 

Originally posted on GR in Jan 2011