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moonlightreader

Moonlight Reader

Lawyer, mother, avid reader. Game host extraordinaire! Partner in crime to Obsidian Black Plague! My bookish weaknesses include classics, fantasy, YA, and agreeing to read more books than is even remotely possible.

Currently reading

Capital Crimes: London Mysteries: A British Library Crime Classic (British Library Crime Classics)
Martin Edwards
Progress: 105/410 pages
Sherlock Holmes: The Definitive Collection
Arthur Conan Doyle, Stephen Fry
The Battle for Skandia - John Flanagan Installment 4 was an improvement over Book 3, which was disappointing. The gang reassembles in Skandia, and then - ultimately - returns to Araluen having forged a tentative alliance with the raiders from the north.

Both Nick and I are very much enjoying this series. I really like Flanagan's treatment of Evanlyn/Princess Cassandra. I'm sure we will see more of her, but he created a brave, resourceful and independent female character who is a nice counterbalance to Will and Horace. They are quite a trio and I am sorry to see them breaking up at the end of book 4.