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Fred Tribuzzo - Saint Nick

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20. Saint Nick by Fred Tribuzzo (2009)
Length: 76 pages
Genre: Fantasy
Started/Finished: 20 December 2009
Where did it come from? Many thanks to Tracee at Pump up Your Bookfor sending me a copy of this book to read
How long has it been on my TBR pile? Since 12 November 2009
Why do I have it? I like fantasy and Fred Tribuzzo is a new author for me


Paul Castellucci was a down-and-out middle-aged bankruptcy lawyer whose high-flying spiritual ideals had guttered to almost nothing, leaving him depressed and cynical. Now it is almost Christmas and the spirit world has decided to take Paul firmly in hand through the intervention of three iconic 19th-century Native Americans: Black Elk, Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse. They challenge him to a dream quest through his past, present and future, no guarantee of a safe return. It's going to be a rough ride. I loved this book and give it an A+!

A+! - (96-100%)
May you read well and often

Patrick Suskind - Perfume: The Story of a Murderer

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19. Perfume: The Story of a Murderer by Patrick Suskind (1985)
Length: 310 pages
Genre: Historical Mystery
Started: 6 December 2009
Finished: 16 December 2009
Where did it come from? From a Library Book Sale
How long has it been on my TBR pile? Since 1 April 2009
Why do I have it? I like historical mysteries


I just finished Perfume: The Story of a Murderer by Patrick Suskind. Jean-Baptiste Grenouille was born without the personal scent that denotes us all as human beings. He was however born with a brilliant sense of smell. With such a brilliant olfactory sense, he rose from lowly tanner to the most famous perfumer in Paris. He was driven insane by the fact that he could smell human beings and to him, they all smelled horrible.

He spent seven years as a hermit living in a cave, during which time he discovered that he has no personal odor. When he reemerged from the cave, he had a diabolical plan to make his own personal scent and make people adore him. All he needed now was the sweet floral…

Teresa Medeiros - After Midnight

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Re-read. After Midnight by Teresa Medeiros (2005)
Kane/Cabot Vampire Series Book 1
Length: 370 pages
Genre: Historical Romance
Originally Read: 1 August 2008
Re-read Finished: 1 December 2009
Where did it come from? From Walmart
I had read this book last year and really enjoyed it. I was reacquainting myself with the plot and found that it was just as good the second time that I read it.
May you read well and often