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I'm a librarian, which makes me happy!

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Royal Assassin (Farseer Series #2)
Robin Hobb, Paul Boehmer
Queens' Play
Dorothy Dunnett
Heir of Novron

Temples, Tombs, and Hieroglyphs: A Popular History of Ancient Egypt

Temples, Tombs & Hieroglyphs: A Popular History of Ancient Egypt - Barbara Mertz I'm an Elizabeth Peters fan, and relished the opportunity for a look into the history behind her fictional writing. I listened to the book on audio, and paged the book for the pictures. The writing is personal and dryly humorous: "Let no one believe that I am misled by personal animus against a man who has been a mummy for several thousand years. I am perfectly wiling to concede that Ramses may have been an Achilles in battle. Achilles was none too bright either."