Sunday, May 9, 2010

Recently Finished (and Recommended)

The Girl Who Chased the Moon by Sarah Addison Allen

Yes, yes, I know. No, I am not on some Sarah Addison Allen kick. I just wanted to polish off her third book while still in her little North Carolina cloud of magic. I figured (especially since a co-worker heartily informed me it was just as good as Garden Spells) that I might as well anyway. It will likely be a while before she delivers another though. But to the point, it was another fun book that in many ways falls into urban fantasy like her past two. The fun part about her books that she makes me happy to read straight fiction again. It's not shelved in the fantasy section because that's not what her books focus on. The magic is on the side, just like hushpuppies with a good barbecue pork sandwich. In fact, I think this is the first book where a main character is disturbed by random magic happenings. It's cute, though I do admit, I liked the first two better. That doesn't mean by any measure that this isn't a totally enjoyable book.

Notes from the playlist: "One Last Drink" by Enter the Haggis

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