Monthly Archives: March 2013

“The Sherlockian” – Do Sherlock’s Methods Really Work To Solve a Mystery?

Book Review : The Sherlockian by Graham Moore Spoiler Alert! In December 1893, Sherlock Holmes-adoring Londoners eagerly opened their Strand magazines, anticipating the detective’s next adventure, only to find the unthinkable: his creator, Arthur Conan Doyle, had killed their hero … Continue reading

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“The 5 Love Languages of Teenagers” – Does This Companion Novel Add Anything To the Original?

Book Review : The 5 Love Languages of Teenagers                              The Secret to Loving Teens Effectively by Gary Chapman Spoiler Alert! At no other time have parents, teachers, and mentors been more desperate to find proven ways to reach teens. … Continue reading

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“Baked Alaska” – Do You Ever Want To Go On A Cruise?

Book Review : Baked Alaska by Josi S. Kilpack Spoiler Alert! An Alaskan cruise is the setting for amateur detective Sadie Hoffmiller’s latest adventure. Sadie plans to spend time relaxing with her two grown children, Breanna and Shawn, and her … Continue reading

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“Across the Universe” – Does Space Offer a New Frontier For the YA Dystopian Novel?

Book Review : Across the Universe by Beth Revis Spoiler Alert! Seventeen-year-old Amy joins her parents as frozen cargo aboard the vast spaceship Godspeed and expects to awaken on a new planet, three hundred years in the future. Never could … Continue reading

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