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Book Review: Arcadia by Iain Pears

Even if you haven’t read The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings books, or The Chronicles of Narnia series, nor seen the many films based on these fantasy novels, chances are… the names J. R. R. Tolkien and C. S. … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Dispossessed, by Ursula K. LeGuin

Skillful writing, and a flowing, well-paced structure make Ursula K. LeGuin’s science fiction novel The Dispossessed a pleasure to read. Unsurprisingly, considering that the author is the daughter of anthropologist Alfred Kroeber, the story is strengthened by vivid ethnographic description … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Borrowed Man by Gene Wolfe

What if you could check out your favorite authors from your local library and take them home to chat? Not just their books… the actual authors themselves. In author Gene Wolfe’s 2015 science fiction, mystery novel, A Borrowed Man, accomplishing … Continue reading

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Book Review: Mort(e), by Robert Repino

Sometimes I like to anthropomorphize my cat, assigning complex emotional explanations to her strange behaviors, picturing the grand adventures she must be having in her imagination as she ferociously chases bugs around the house. But what if something real is … Continue reading

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Book Reviews for Children and Middle Grades

Roller Girl, by Victoria Jamieson Astrid is sure that the summer before middle school is going to be great, especially since she and her best friend Nicole are going to attend roller derby camp. When Nicole decides she would rather … Continue reading

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