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American Gods and the absent Jesus

American Gods by Neil Gaiman Another fantastic book by Neil Gaiman. This one is very dark. (Definitely not intended for a YA audience.) The subject matter is also huge: Jesus, just look at the title! American Gods . But that’s just the thing. There’s … Continue reading

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Oh my stars! What a big list of book reviews!

A couple of changes to the blog: First, I added a page called the Big List of Book Recs See it up there? It has all the books I’ve reviewed on the blog: all on one page! I hope to … Continue reading

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Cold howling teens in love: Review of Shiver

Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater This is a teenage werewolf love story. I’m not giving anything away here. A wolf attack survivor, Grace is obsessed with the a wolf she’s seen in the woods behind her house, every winter ever since … Continue reading

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Fantastic Recommends: Anna Dressed in Blood

Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake Cas Lowood is a ghost hunter. He’s got a knife and an inherited power that allows him to take out the real baddies, the ghosts who kill. Following a tip, he travels a … Continue reading

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Fantastic Recommends: Divergent

Divergent by Veronica Roth Beatrice lives in a dystopian Chicago where everybody is assigned to a faction, according to their dominant character trait. She is in “abnegation” which is a fancy word for selflessness. At 16-years-old, all the teenagers in … Continue reading

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Graceling and Bad Ass, Killer Girls

Graceling by Kim Cashore Katsa has a talent for killing people, and she’s not an evil witch or nemesis in Graceling. She’s the heroine. Graceling is set in a typical high-fantasy world of small kingdoms with a bit of magic, a … Continue reading

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Fantastic Recommends: The Wrong Sword

The Wrong Sword by Ted Mendelssohn Henry is a faker. He helps trick Parisian nobles into buying fake swords of power, medieval knightly knock-offs, if you will, but when he tricks the wrong person, he suddenly finds himself on an … Continue reading

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