Luminous Spirits, by Dusty Crabtree (5 Star Fantasy Review)

‘Don’t ever underestimate the shadows.’ Luminous Spirits follows on from Dusty Crabtree’s gripping fantasy novel, Shadow Eyes. In this equally thrilling sequel, we follow Iris, a young newbie light warrior, as she works to keep evil at bay. Just as all seems right with the world, a stunning new arrival makes Iris’ school life a

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Shock of the New: Jennifer L. Lieberman, Power Lines, and Science and Technology Studies

When I was young, I found the idea that there were people who in the world who devoted their lives to writing about literature — about Shakespeare, say — both fascinating and mystifying. Readers had been puzzling over these plays for almost four hundred years — what could there possibly be left to say? Because

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Review: The Rejected Writer’s Christmas Wedding

Synopsis: Southlea Bay’s favorite sweethearts, Flora and Dan, are getting married and the members of the Rejected Writers’ Book Club are excited to help. Especially the group’s head honcho, Doris Newberry, who, much to Flora’s frustration, wants to control every detail, attempting to strong-arm Flora into accepting ridiculous wedding vows, wayward bongo players and into

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Fall Down Seven Times, Get Up Eight By Naoki Higashida

Sent to me by Sceptre in exchange for an honest review. Release Date: 11/07/17 Publisher: Sceptre ISBN: 978-1444799088 Format: Hardback, 288pp Genre: Non-Fiction Rating: 5/5 Summed up in a word: Perceptive First Impressions Oh it is good to be back with Naoki Higashida! If there is anyone should approach the vastly important subject of Neuro-Diversity, it is……

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Review: A Summary of What Happened by Hillary Rodham Clinton 

Synopsis: This hard-hitting, in-depth book looks at the real campaign missteps and gaffes that lead to the greatest upset of all time. Widespread terror and panic strangled the country for months, but now we know why. Many blame it on Russia, wikileaks, Bill, etc, but the truth lies within. This page-turner reveals the side of

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Ad Astra: An Illustrated Guide to Leaving the Planet – Dallas Campbell (Review)

Sent to me by Simon & Schuster in exchange for an honest review. Release Date: 05/10/17 Publisher: Simon & Schuster ISBN: 978-1471164057 Format: Hardback, 256pp Genre: Non-Fiction Rating: 5/5 Summed up in a word: Inspiring First Impressions Like a lot of people, I have always had a huge fascination with outer space and travelling to other……

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Halloween Horror

Happy Halloween! In honor of the hauntingly horrible holiday, I have a throwback review to share. Enjoy and have a bewitching evening. Dracula by Bram Stoker Themes: love, death, blood, sex, evil, gender roles, mental illness Setting: Transylvania – duh!, and England, late 19th century Is there anyone who doesn’t know something about the story

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Review: Professor Ladybug Teaches ABCs

Synopsis:  Welcome to the wonderful world of Professor Ladybug! In this colorful, illustrated book, familiar objects and animals progressively introduce the 26 letters of the alphabet. This book is designed primarily for early learners (pre-K).  Rating: 5-stars Review: The world of Professor Ladybug is amazing! The colors, entertainment, and charming pages are fun to explore.

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