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Fresh Pick | SPY GLASS by Maria V. Snyder
Fresh Pick / September 12, 2010

Glass #3 September 2010 On Sale: September 1, 2010 Featuring: Opal Cowan 432 pages ISBN: 0778328473 EAN: 9780778328476 Trade Size $13.95 Add to Wish List Fantasy Buy at Spy Glass by Maria V. Snyder An undercover mission leads to danger, adventure and an impossible choice. After siphoning her own blood magic in the showdown at Hubal, Opal Cowan has lost her powers. She can no longer create glass magic. More, she’s immune to the effects of magic. Opal is now an outsider looking in, spying through the glass on those with the powers she once had, powers that make a difference in the world. Until spying through the glass becomes her new power. Suddenly, the beautiful pieces she makes flash in the presence of magic. And then she discovers that someone has stolen some of her blood – and that finding it might let her regain her powers. Or know it could be they are lost forever. A lively story of a girl who could have been exceptional, but might have to settle for being ordinary. Excerpt Crouching in the darkness of the closet, I stilled as footsteps approached. My instincts screamed to run. I stared at the thin…

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Sundays with Sandi / September 12, 2010

So yesterday Sara talked about the birthday party she attended. I was lucky enough to attend the same party, and while we didn’t talk books we did discuss our phones. We talked about the pros and cons of the latest ones available, and some nice man let me touch his Iphone4. (In case you don’t know I usually have a case of new tech gadget lust.) I did share with a coupe of my friends that for my birthday last month I bought a new generation Kindle. It arrived yesterday, but due to a Dr. appointment, the party, and my early to bed tendencies I could only get it unpacked and charging. I did manage to also sneak in some time to buy one book. I bought Just One Taste by Louisa Edwards because she’s going to be the guest at our book club dinner this week. Unfortunately I won’t get it read in time, but I did read and enjoy her debut book, Can’t Stand The Heat. Speaking of Louisa…did you realize you could meet her in person (along with me, and I just know that you’re dying to meet me!) at readers’n’ritas being held in the Dallas Ft….