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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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Stardust and my new author-hero Neil Gaiman

Stardust by Neil Gaiman As many of you know, I have a new author-hero: Neil Gaiman. I’ve started to read everything he’s ever written. OK so I’m only on the fourth book, but I do intend to keep reading until … Continue reading

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Review of Neverwhere: onward with my Neil Gaiman read-a-thon

After reading two great Neil Gaiman books, I decided I needed to read everything the man’s written. So I picked up something outside of YA sci-fi/fantasy (I know *gasp*!), but it turns out I didn’t go very far outside. Neverwhere … Continue reading

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Odd and the genius of Neil Gaiman

Odd and The Frost Giants by Neil Gaiman This is a story for kids and for adults, in typical Gaiman style. Odd is a twelve-year-old Norse boy with a twisted foot, a terrible step-dad, and an annoyingly constant smile. One … Continue reading

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Neil Gaiman’s Coraline and the adult “children’s book”

Wow. This is one terrific, terrible book! Let me explain… Coraline is about a young girl who likes exploring and finds a hidden door to another world… so far a pretty common premise for a “children’s book,” right? But what’s … Continue reading

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