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Book Review: Beheld by Alex Flinn

I'm not sure if I'm growing into Alex Flinn with age, or if her books are developing into works that are more to my taste with time. Either way, I enjoyed this. It's my second favorite of her books, after Bewitched (but I also adored that book, so it would be hard to top). Beheld… Continue reading Book Review: Beheld by Alex Flinn

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Book Review: Silver Stars by Michael Grant

This is the second book in the Front Lines series, following the first book of the same name. We pick up in 1943 where the last book left off and continue to follow Rio, Jenou, Frangie and Rainy through the invasion of Italy as they grow more accustomed to war and military life. Okay, here's… Continue reading Book Review: Silver Stars by Michael Grant

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Book Review: Lair of Dreams by Libba Bray

This is the second installment in the Diviners series. There will be spoilers for the first book. If you haven't read the first book, my review can be found here. Summary Since Evie's announcement to the world of her powers, she has become popular among the press as she puts on shows as a diviner.… Continue reading Book Review: Lair of Dreams by Libba Bray

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Book Review: Clockwork Scarab by Colleen Gleason

In a steampunk version of Victorian England, Irene Adler has a mystery that she can't solve, rife with references to Egyptian mythology, and recruits the help of the niece of Sherlock Holmes and the much younger sister of Bram Stoker. Such is the premise of this supernatural mystery and adventure novel. Good grief, that's a… Continue reading Book Review: Clockwork Scarab by Colleen Gleason

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Book Review: Front Lines by Michael Grant

What if the US hadn't limited their army to men during World War II? That's the entire premise of this book. We follow three girls through the book. Rio, a girl from an average family in California, whose sister has been killed fighting the Japanese; Frangie, a black girl from a family in Oklahoma, who… Continue reading Book Review: Front Lines by Michael Grant

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Movie Review: Jack the Giant Slayer

I'm trying a new review format today, with subtitles! (Even though I've now kind of undermined it by publishing my review of AK first...) The Plot Jack is a poor, good-hearted farmboy who lives with his uncle. Isabel is the princess betrothed by her father to marry a man twice her age, who yearns for… Continue reading Movie Review: Jack the Giant Slayer