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JL's Bibliomania

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While my first love was SF, I read widely in YA, urban fantasy, police procedurals,  middle-grade, and non-fiction. 




Currently reading

C.J. Cherryh
The Scorpio Races
Maggie Stiefvater, Fiona Hardingham, Steve West, Scholastic Audio
Progress: 46/727 minutes
Ingathering: The Complete People Stories of Zenna Henderson
Elizabeth Rhys Finney, Priscilla Olson, Zenna Henderson
Progress: 250/577 pages

The White Magic Five and Dime (A Tarot Mystery)

The White Magic Five and Dime a Tarot Mystery - Steve/Falco, Lisa Hockensmith

The White Magic Five and Dime (A Tarot Mystery) is not a good book, but it is fun.  Written by Pride and Prejudice with Zombies: Dawn of the Dreadfuls author Steve Hockensmith assisted by SME (subject matter expert) Lisa Falco, The White Magic Five and Dime (A Tarot Mystery)  is a nicely done puff piece of a cozy, complete with Tarot spreads.  While much of the plot was predictable, the one-liners and amusing Tarot card descriptions frequently had me smiling. 


I particularly enjoyed the descriptions of selected cards from the major arcana that appeared as chapter dividers, such as the two pictured below.