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The Philosopher’s Flight – Can Man Really Fly?

Book Review : The Philosopher’s Flight By Tom Miller Spoiler Alert! Summary A thrilling debut from ER doctor turned novelist Tom Miller, The Philosopher’s Flight is an epic historical fantasy set in a World-War-I-era America where magic and science have blended … Continue reading

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Blood Rose Rebellion – Magic For the Elite or the Masses?

Book Review : Blood Rose Rebellion By Rosalyn Eves Spoiler Alert! Summary Sixteen-year-old Anna Arden is barred from society by a defect of blood. Though her family is part of the Luminate, powerful users of magic, she is Barren, unable to … Continue reading

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The Girl Who Drank The Moon – Did You Think This One Should Have Been A Newberry Award Winner?

Book Review : The Girl Who Drank The Moon                        Newberry Award Winner 2017 386 pages By Kelly Barnhill Spoiler Alert! Summary Every year, the people of the Protectorate leave … Continue reading

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The Curious World of Calpurnia Tate – Is The Wonder Of Science Found In Texas Again?

Book Review: The Curious World of Calpurnia Tate By Jacqueline Kelly Spoiler Alert! Summary Callie Vee, Travis, Granddaddy, and the whole Tate clan are back in this charming follow-up to Newbery Honor–winner The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate. Callie’s younger brother Travis keeps … Continue reading

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The Reading Promise – How To Create A Bridge With Your Child

Book Review : The Reading Promise My Father and the Books We Shared By Alice Ozma Spoiler Alert! Summary When Alice Ozma was in 4th grade, she and her father decided to see if he could read aloud to her for 100 … Continue reading

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Cinder – Cyborgs, Lunar Invaders and a Prince

Book Review : Cinder The Lunar Chronicles By Marissa Meyer Spoiler Alert! Summary Humans and androids crowd the raucous streets of New Beijing. A deadly plague ravages the population. From space, a ruthless lunar people watch, waiting to make their move. No … Continue reading

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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian : How Does Hope Change Us?

Book Review : The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian By Sherman Alexie Spoiler Alert! Summary Bestselling author Sherman Alexie tells the story of Junior, a budding cartoonist growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation. Determined to take his future into … Continue reading

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