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A salty piece of land

Buffett, Jimmy
Tully Mars has adventures in the Caribbean involving an ancient lady, a sailing ship, a lighthouse, and two wacko chicks, among others. Pretty good stuff.

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8/2005

Beguilement

Bujold, Lois McMaster
First book in The Sharing Knife series. Fawn finds adventure and romance when she runs away from her problems on the family farm.

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8/2010

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8/2016

Borders Of Infinity

Bujold, Lois McMaster
Three Miles Vorkosigan stories tied together with a bit of text. The incredibly sad The Mountains Of Mourning, Labyrinth, and The Borders Of Infinity. Excellent stuff!

Words I Had To Look Up:

stone soap (pg. 201) -- Hard to find information, but it looks like the Nazis gave the condemned fake soap when they went to the showers to be gassed.

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8/2010

Captain Vorpatril's Alliance

Bujold, Lois McMaster
Ivan meets a girl. Said girl meets Ivan's relatives. And he, hers.

Words I Had To Look Up:

persiflage (pg. 6) -- a frivolous or flippant style of treating a subject.
soletta (pg. 31) -- A hypothetical magnifying device constructed in space for the purpose of amplifying the solar radiation a planet receives, in order to generate power or aid in the process of terraforming.
delope (pg. 272) -- To fire a gun into the air in order to end a duel.

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1/2013

Cetaganda

Bujold, Lois McMaster
Miles Vorkosigan investigates a murder and meets the haut Lady Pel.

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12/1999

Civil Campaign

Bujold, Lois McMaster
Miles Vorkosigan falls in love and the emperor gets married. An enjoyable story.

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12/1999

Cordellia's Honor

Bujold, Lois McMaster
Omnibus edition #1 combining Shards Of Honor and Barrayar. Cordellia and Aral meet and get married, eventually Miles is "born". Great stories, I'm sure I must have read them before, but seem to be not on my list. EDIT 3/2023: And here I have read it yet again!

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3/2022

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3/2023

Cryoburn

Bujold, Lois McMaster
Miles is on Kibou-daini to check out cryostasis corporations. I would like to know more about Nefertiti, the pet sphinx.

Words I Had To Look Up:

defenestrating (pg. 23)-- I ran across this word TWICE in the last book I read, but forgot to enter it. I'm SURE I've looked it up before, though. I ALSO just saw it in the current book I'm reading, which is book two of the book I read before this one, FYI. Oh, defenestration is the act of throwing someone (or something) out of a window. Good to know!

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7/2011

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9/2023

Diplomatic Immunity

Bujold, Lois McMaster
Miles is on his honeymoon, but has to go settle a dispute in Quaddiespace. Good story.

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5/2002

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8/2023

Ethan Of Athos

Bujold, Lois McMaster
Ethan travels to Kline Station to track down some missing bio. materials to make babies with, since they don't have or believe in women on his planet! Yikes!

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6/2006

Falling Free

Bujold, Lois McMaster
How the Quaddies came to be. Pretty good, read it before, I think.

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6/2006

Horizon

Bujold, Lois McMaster
Book four of the series. Dag and Fawn head homeward, but meet up with a couple a malices along the way.

Words I Had To Look Up:

cantle (pg. 249) -- The raised rear part of a saddle.

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8/2010

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8/2016

Komarr

Bujold, Lois McMaster
Miles Vorkosigan investigates an incident on the Planet Komarr. Very good story.

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4/2000

Legacy

Bujold, Lois McMaster
Book two of the series, Fawn and Dag are married, but his people don't like it much.

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8/2010

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8/2016

Memory

Bujold, Lois McMaster
Miles Vorkosigan investigates who stole Simon's memory.

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12/1999

Miles Errant

Bujold, Lois McMaster
Vorkosigan Omnibus (#4)
This omnibus edition is fun to revisit Bujold's wonderful stories.

Contents:
The Borders of Infinity
Brothers in Arms
Mirror Dance

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3/2023

Miles In Love

Bujold, Lois McMaster
Vorkosigan Omnibus (#6)
I love reading these stories over and over again!

Contents:
Komarr
A Civil Campaign
Winterfair Gifts

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8/2023

Miles Mutants And Microbes

Bujold, Lois McMaster
Vorkosigan Omnibus (#5)
Contents:
Falling Free
Labyrinth
Diplomatic Immunity

I enjoyed this omnibus very much, even with the repeat of Labyrinth!

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4/2023

Miles, Mystery, And Mayhem

Bujold, Lois McMaster
Vorkosigan Omnibus (#3)
Contains:
Cetaganda
Ethan of Athos
Labyrinth.
Great stories, I am re-reading them in the omnibus edition.

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4/2023

Mirror Dance

Bujold, Lois McMaster
Miles Vorkosigan goes to Jackson's Whole to help his brother

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12/1999
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