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Review: Fairest by Gail Carson Levine

Last week, I finished Fairest by Gail Carson Levine. I was a huge fan of Ella Enchanted (the book, not the movie). Levine created a fantastically new version of the Cinderella fairy tale (which was my favorite growing up) in Ella Enchanted, and

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Review: A Perfect Husband by Douglas Wickard

It took me about a week to read A Perfect Husband by Douglas Wickard. I was sent the novel by the author to review, and I want to thank him for allowing me to read this book and review it. I

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Review: Gone to Green by Judy Christie

I became interested in reading Gone to Green after reading the book’s description: Lois goes from being a corporate journalist at a large paper in the Midwest to the owner of The Green News-Item, a small twice-weekly newspaper in rural North

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Review of Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith

I’ve been toying with the idea of reading the book Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter since I first heard of the movie earlier this year. Unlike my coworker, who thought that it was horrible and disrespectful, I thought it sounded like an

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Review: Words Spoken True by Ann H. Gabhart

When I read the synopsis of Words Spoken True, I thought that it sounded interesting, especially to me, as someone with a newspaper background who enjoys learning about how things were in earlier newspaper offices and presses. This book doesn’t

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The Hobbit: Better than the Lord of the Rings?

I got The Hobbit when I was pretty young. I don’t remember who got it for me, whether it was my parents or another family member, but it will be one I keep with me for a very long time. I

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Review: Captive Queen by Alison Weir

I wrote in April about my enjoyment of Alison Weir’s novels. I’ve finally finished “Captive Queen: a Novel of Eleanor of Aquitaine,” and can finally tell you what I think of it. I’m ashamed to say it didn’t click for

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