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THE SEASON by sarah maclean

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xiaotien
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THE SEASON by sarah maclean

Postby xiaotien » Sun March 22nd, 2009, 4:16 am

[mild spoilers--but not really, imo]

a debut that drew me in on so many levels.
i loved the season for maclean's wonderful
way of setting the period / history / culture / politics
for us with utter finesse. i loved it for the
feisty, intelligent heroine, alexandra, and her friends.
their friendship is at the core of the book, and
depicted wonderfully. i loved it for the hero, blackmoor,
who is alexandra's equal in every way. maclean doesn't
make either perfect, but we love them despite their
flaws. and we root that they will love one another too!

and deftly woven between the history and culture,
the friendships and the romantic tension, is political
mystery and danger. the season is a fantastic debut
that offers the reader enjoyment on so many levels!

i can't wait to read the sequel!
SILVER PHOENIX : Beyond the Kingdom of Xia
greenwillow / harpercollins summer '09

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Postby Divia » Sun March 22nd, 2009, 4:42 am

I thought I read where this book has magic in it. Or am I thinking of another?
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Postby xiaotien » Sun March 22nd, 2009, 4:45 pm

divia--no magic! straight regency with romance
and mystery!
SILVER PHOENIX : Beyond the Kingdom of Xia

greenwillow / harpercollins summer '09



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Postby Divia » Sun March 22nd, 2009, 8:45 pm

oh! Maybe I am confusing it with another book? Bewitching Season maybe? :confused:

I may give it a go. the regency era isn't really my thing, but eh I should read it cause its YA.

That one you had on your blog caught my attention. It had a girl with faeries all around. The cover rocked. Dunno what its about though.
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Postby xiaotien » Sun March 22nd, 2009, 9:33 pm

divia, yes, that may be where the
confusion lies. and i thoroughly enjoyed
this read. def recommend! =D
SILVER PHOENIX : Beyond the Kingdom of Xia

greenwillow / harpercollins summer '09



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Postby rebecca191 » Mon March 30th, 2009, 1:36 am

I also loved this book! And yes Bewitching Season was another good book. I can't wait for the sequel to that one as well. It got pushed back til September though. /cry


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