Review:: Quackery by Lydia Kang

Discover 67 shocking-but-true medical misfires that run the gamut from bizarre to deadly. Like when doctors prescribed morphine for crying infants. When snorting skull moss was a cure for a bloody nose. When consuming mail-order tapeworms was a latter-day fad diet. Or when snake oil salesmen peddled strychnine (used in rat poison) as an aphrodisiac…

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Cat Ellington’s review of Harley Quinn and Batman (2017-)

Harley Quinn and Batman (2017-) #1 by Ty Templeton My rating: 3 of 5 stars The maniacal action gets underway at the Joker’s headquarters—located in a warehouse on the outskirts of Gotham City—on a Thursday night… While preparing to poison the fine citizens of Gotham with a special batch of hot sauce that he prepared

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Review – Star Witch (The Lazy Girl’s Guide to Magic )

This is the second book that follows the story if Ivy Wilde. Star Witch takes us on another adventure and another encounter with the pompous Adeptus Exemptus Raphael Winter, whom Ivy would rather avoid. She has been freed to carry on her non-witching life in peace, until something odd happens, and it has something to do with

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Book Review: Perfectly Normal by Amy Martin (4/5)

“I hadn’t expected to find myself in the throes of an existential crisis before noon, but I guess that’s just one of the hazards of inhabiting someone else’s body.” After a friend mysteriously vanishes, wallflower Rachel Lord wakes up in the body of one of the ‘perfects’ at Ridgeview High School, Dani Maguire. Rachel’s got

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Saga Vol. 4 ~ Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples

*spoilers may ensue* Alana stars as a TV actress throughout most of this installment in the series, and I have to say it wasn’t my favorite development. She finds herself presented with the option of drugs to combat the boredom and frustration of providing product placement for the galaxy, and being Alana, she accepts. Meanwhile

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Book Review – Enfermario by Gabriela Torres Olivares

Enfermario by Gabriela Torres Olivares, translated by Jennifer Donovan / Les Figues Press / June 2017 / 978-1-934254-65-3 / 144 pages / softcover The level of degradation to which Gabriela Torres Olivares’ characters sink may be so grotesque, daresay unspeakable, that to put a name to their collective experience undoubtedly required a new word. Thus

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Thursday Throwback – loved it!

Woman with a Blue Pencil Reading Decathlon, book 2 Title: Woman with a Blue Pencil Author: Gordon McAlpine Genre: literary mystery Themes: racism, war, patriotism, stereotypes, love Setting: Los Angeles/California 1941 Source: Found it on Goodreads/Library Story: Is it about Sam Sumida, Japanese American looking for the murderer of his wife? Is it about Jimmy Park, Korean American, hunting for an

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eARC Review: The Last Portal by Robert Cole

The Last Portal by Robert Cole Publication Date: December 6th, 2014 Series: Mytar Series, #1 Genres: Middle Grade, Fantasy Format: eBook Pages: 170 Rating:  Date Read: 6/10/2017 Links: Goodreads | B&N | Amazon | Netgalley Severe weather patterns – storms, floods and strong winds – are sweeping across planet … Continue reading →<img alt="" border="0" src="https://pixel.wp.com/b.gif?host=drinkcoffeeandreadbooks.wordpress.com&blog=117906431&post=47471&subd=drinkcoffeeandreadbooks&ref=&feed=1" width="1" height="1" /

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