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The Hollow Crown – Will The Kingdom Flourish After The Fall Of A Tyrant?

Book Review: The Hollow Crown The Kingfountain series #4 By Jeff Wheeler Spoiler Alert! Summary Following the downfall of a tyrant in the Wall Street Journal bestselling Kingfountain trilogy, years have passed in prosperity for the kingdom of Ceredigion. Now, as the … Continue reading

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“Navigating Early” – Who Is Lost?

Book Review : Navigating Early by Clare Vanderpool Spoiler Alert! At the end of World War II, Jack Baker, a landlocked Kansas boy, is suddenly uprooted after his mother’s death and placed in a boy’s boarding school in Maine. There, … Continue reading

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“Princess Academy” – Perfect for the Tween Audience

Book Review : Princess Academy by Shannon Hale Spoiler Alert! Mount Eskel is home to a small village who quarries the precious linder stone for the lowlands. Miri is small and feels useless since her father won’t even allow her … Continue reading

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“Seraphina” – What Could Be Added to the Mythology of Dragons?

Book Review : Seraphina by Rachel Hartman Spoiler Alert! I am actually going to avoid spoilers to the best of my ability so you can discover this fun book for yourself. The dragons and the people in the kingdom of … Continue reading

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“Looking for Alaska” – Is this Novel Worthy of the Acclamation of Being a Classic?

Book Review : Looking for Alaska by John Green Spoiler Alert! Miles Halter is tall and skinny, has no friends and loves to memorize people’s famous last words. Miles latches onto Francois Rabelais’ last words, “I go to seek a … Continue reading

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“Icefall” – Norse Mythology and Coming of Age Novel Wrapped Up In One Book

Book Review : Icefall by Matthew J. Kirby Spoiler Alert! Solveig, and her siblings, Asa and Harald, have been whisked away to a remote fortress surrounded by mountains, a glacier and water that becomes impassable as winter comes. Their father, … Continue reading

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