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WHAT’S THE STORY? Motivations of Anubis (according to Ilona Andrews)

Anubis is now known as Anapa. One day Ra (Hawk god of the sun), Anapa (jackal god Anubis), Set (Egyptian god that looks like an aardvark), and Bast (Cat goddess) … Continue reading

12/03/2013 · Leave a comment

WHAT’S THE STORY? Andrea Nash in Gunmetal Magic

Ilona Andrews has written what I call the Magic series (because each book has “magic” in the title). If you’ve been following this post then you are acquainted with Kate … Continue reading

11/19/2013 · Leave a comment

WHAT’S THE STORY? Friends, Foes, and Everything in Between

Recap for  Ilona Andrews’, Magic Rises: They need a cure for what makes were’s go insane during their first change. They’ve been promised a massive amount of the panacea if they … Continue reading

11/12/2013 · Leave a comment

WHAT’S THE STORY? European Vacation…NOT!

Ilona Andrews’ 6th book, Magic Rises, takes us out of Atlanta to the coast of the Black Sea. Of course with technology and magic fluctuating all of the time, the … Continue reading

11/05/2013 · Leave a comment

WHAT’S THE STORY? Plagues, Fear, and Madness: You have to love Kate’s family

Spoiler alert!! Continuation of Magic Bleeds, by Ilona Andrews. Okay, so Kate has quit working for the Order of Knights of Merciful Aid because her boss had forbade her from … Continue reading

10/29/2013 · Leave a comment

WHATS THE STORY: “Little squirrel, you taste like family.”

In Ilona Andrews Magic Bleeds, Kate is called to the scene of a bar fight that has one reported casualty, she arrives and finds that the dead person was not … Continue reading

10/23/2013 · Leave a comment

WHAT’S THE STORY? Kate Daniels who/what is she?

SPOILER ALERT!!! Don’t read any further unless you want to know who/what Kate is. Kate Daniels,  works for the Order, a guild that protects the innocent; she also freelances for … Continue reading

10/15/2013 · Leave a comment

WHAT’S THE STORY? What’s scary about Hinduism?

In Magic Strikes, Ilona Andrews describes life after the flare.  With Morrigan safely back in the mist and the Fomorians defeated, Kate Daniels goes about every day life working for … Continue reading

10/07/2013 · Leave a comment

WHAT’S THE STORY? Gods, which one would you prefer?

Funny, but the fiction many people are writing/reading today have to do with magic and different gods from the past; such as the Percy Jackson series, the Harry Potter series, … Continue reading

09/30/2013 · Leave a comment

WHAT’S THE STORY ? Money, Intrigue, and Religion in the 17th Century

David Liss’s The Coffee Trader, set in 17th century Amsterdam, describes the life of Miguel Lienzo, a Portuguese Jewish man who is trying to rebuild his wealth after his investment … Continue reading

09/24/2013 · Leave a comment
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