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Apr 09

Book Review: The Dead Gentleman

The Dead Gentleman by Matthew Cody I really enjoyed Matthew Cody’s first book, POWERLESS, so I was delighted when a copy of Cody’s latest MG fantasy THE UNDEAD GENTLEMAN arrived in the mail. Unabashedly steampunk, this novel throws steampunk elements at the reader like a magician flinging cards. Submarines! Goggles! Mechanical birds! Time travel! One …

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Mar 23

Book Review: Shift

Shift by Jennifer Bradbury This book is justification for trolling the Middle School and YA (and even Juvenile) sections in the library. Even though it was listed as being for Middle Schoolers, there is nothing about this book that makes it inappropriate for adults. You can ask your kids’ permissions first if you like, but …

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Oct 05

Book Review: The Figure in the Shadows

The Figure In the Shadows by John Bellairs I read this book as a child. In fact, it was one of my favorite books. It was one of the few books which made the short list of books I read over and over again. I remember that it was the second in a series, and …

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