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Review/Friday 56/Book Beginnings: Shadowplay by Laura Lam

The Friday 56 is hosted at Freda’s Voice. Here’s the rules:

*Grab a book, any book. Don’t grab your FAVOURITE book, but whatever is closest.

*Turn to page 56.

*Find any sentence, (or few, just don’t spoil it) that grabs you.

*Post it.


Book Beginnings on Friday is a meme hosted at Rose City Reader. Anyone can participate; just share the opening sentence of your current read, making sure that you include the title and author so others know what you’re reading.


Shadowplay (2nd book in Pantomime series)

By: Laura Lam

Published:  January 2nd, 2014

Publisher: Strange Chemistry

Language: English



The circus lies behind Micah Grey in dust and ashes.

He and the white clown, Drystan, take refuge with the once-great magician, Jasper Maske. When Maske agrees to teach them his trade, his embittered rival challenges them to a duel which could decide all of their fates. People also hunt both Micah and the person he was before the circus—the runaway daughter of a noble family. And Micah discovers there is magic and power in the world, far beyond the card tricks and illusions he’s perfecting…

A tale of phantom wings, a clockwork hand, and the delicate unfurling of new love, Shadowplay continues Micah Grey’s extraordinary journey.

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Posted by on January 17, 2014 in Friday 56, Meme, Review


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Review: Pantomime

15797050Pantomime (First book in Pantomime series)

By: Laura Lam

Published:  February 5th, 2013

Publisher: Strange Chemistry

Language: English



This book is one of the most talked about novels that came out in 2013: both as a young adult novel and as part of the LGBT genre. And for good reason! This novel deals with a question that many teens and adults deal with: Do I like men or women? Who am I attracted to the most? Which one do I prefer kissing the most? It is a question that our main character deals with throughout the book and does not have answers for at the end. But that is not the only question our main character has.

Despite what the description on the book would have you believe: Iphigenia “Gene” Laurus and Micah Grey are not star crossed lovers. They are not even siblings or cousins. They are one in the same person. Gene is her past life while Micah is his current life. Read the rest of this entry »


Posted by on December 9, 2013 in Review


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