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Our Favorite Nonfiction of 2016

December 9, 2016|0 Comments

Our staff is excited to share some of the best nonfiction for adults that we read this year (favorite fiction featured in a separate post): The Soul [...]

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Our Favorite Fiction of 2016

December 4, 2016|0 Comments

I asked my co-workers at both locations about the best books that they read this year, and they had plenty to say!  Here are some [...]

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Teen Book Review: Every Heart a Doorway

December 1, 2016|0 Comments

Stories about ordinary children falling through doors into extraordinary worlds are everywhere. But what happens when they come home? What if the kids want to go back? Or want to forget? These kids are sent to Eleanor West's Home For Wayward Children.

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A Magical Trilogy: Like Harry Potter for Adults!

November 16, 2016|0 Comments

What do you get when you mix Harry Potter, The Chronicles of Narnia, classic fantasy tropes, and a generous dash of teen angst? The Magicians trilogy by [...]

Lovecraftian Horror meets Jim Crow Horror

November 14, 2016|0 Comments

Matt Ruff's newest novel Lovecraft Country is the perfect blend of H.P. Lovecraft and Jim Crow America. The book is a novel told in short [...]

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