Beyond Strange New Words

“Words – so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.” – Nathaniel Hawthorne

Today
December
17
Natasha Knight
currently reading
J.R.R. Tolkien, Humphrey Carpenter, J.R.R. Tolkien
currently reading
C.S. Lewis, Pauline Baynes
November 2018
10
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from Angels With Attitude Book Reviews
October 2018
27
reviewed: Beren and Lúthien
The story of Beren and Lúthien is one of the three central stories of Tolkien’s Elvish history, presented in this book in a n...
Beren and Lúthien - J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien, Alan Lee
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October 2018
06
reviewed: Someone Else's Fairytale
1.5 stars. At least it was free on Kindle. The concept – a movie star falling for the one girl whose dream isn’t a hot movie ...
Someone Else's Fairytale - E.M. Tippetts
September 2018
24
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September 2018
19
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September 2018
2
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September 2018
01
reviewed: #Starstruck
Retracting 1 star due to the miscommunication or lack of communication as a plot device, but otherwise it was fast-paced, swe...
#Starstruck - Sariah Wilson
August 2018
26
reviewed: Hostage
Hostage was so good that I took a break for a week at about three quarters in so it would last longer, because I didn’t want ...
Hostage - Annika Martin, Skye Warren
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August 2018
05
reviewed: Prisoner
Now that it has been a few days since I finished it, let me see if I can possibly put into words the absolutely gutting feeli...
Prisoner - Annika Martin, Skye Warren
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August 2018
01
reviewed: Point of Contact
This book had me cry both sad tears and tears of joy.It is a heartfelt story of two people finding a connection and a new lif...
Point of Contact - Melanie  Hansen
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June 2018
25
reviewed: A Happy Death
As a sort-of preconception of The Stranger, A Happy Death is also its flip-side in which Mersault gets away with pre-meditate...
A Happy Death - Richard Howard, Albert Camus, Jean Sarocchi
finished reading:
June 2018
23
reviewed: Loving Mr. Daniels
My pre-conceptions/expectations about this story were off, but in the best way. It was such a lovely, sweet story, although a...
Loving Mr. Daniels - Brittainy C. Cherry
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June 2018
07
reviewed: Bait
Perhaps even 4.5 stars. Abigail and Leo start off in a way that would have been doomed to end badly, but it works out in this...
Bait - Jade West
June 2018
04
reviewed: Their Virgin Concubine
Maybe 2.5, because I skimmed the first quarter pages or so, but then it got interesting. The concept lacked some development ...
Their Virgin Concubine - Shayla Black, Lexi Blake
reviewed: Sugar Daddies
This book is definitely a case of when you shouldn't judge a book by the title or the cover, because neither of them does thi...
Sugar Daddies - Jade West
May 2018
22
reviewed: Brave New World
I am only giving it two stars because this book is for some reason considered a great classic, but I really didn’t like it. A...
Brave New World - Margaret Atwood, David Bradshaw, Aldous Huxley
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May 2018
21
reviewed: Twenty One
I was about to give this even up to 3.5 stars until about 3/4 of the book, because in a sea of incredibly contrived and stupi...
Twenty One - Clarissa Wild
April 2018
10
reviewed: Captivated by You
Gideon's POV every other chapter or so was a delightful surprise and it was great to see things from his side. Again, I loved...
Captivated by You - Sylvia Day
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Currently reading

Deviant
Natasha Knight
The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien
J.R.R. Tolkien, Humphrey Carpenter, J.R.R. Tolkien
Progress: 81/480 pages
The Complete Chronicles of Narnia (The Chronicles of Narnia)
C.S. Lewis, Pauline Baynes
Progress: 75/528 pages