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Uprooted – Who Is The Intended Audience?

Book Review : Uprooted By Naomi Novik Spoiler Alert! Summary “Our Dragon doesn’t eat the girls he takes, no matter what stories they tell outside our valley. We hear them sometimes, from travelers passing through. They talk as though we were doing … Continue reading

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The Winter Sea – Hope For Spring

Book Review : The Winter Sea By Susanna Kearsley Spoiler Alert! Summary In the spring of 1708, an invading Jacobite fleet of French and Scottish soldiers nearly succeeded in landing the exiled James Stewart in Scotland to reclaim his crown. Now, … Continue reading

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The Thief’s Daughter – A Rare Middle Book

Book Review : The Thief’s Daughter The Kingfountain Series By Jeff Wheeler Spoiler Alert! Summary Owen Kiskaddon first came to the court of the formidable King Severn as a prisoner, winning favor with the stormy monarch by masquerading as a boy … Continue reading

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“Under the Never Sky” – A Million Ways to Die. One Way to Live

Book Review : Under the Never Sky by Veronica Rossi Spoiler Alert! The living conditions in the Pods are stark and gray, but it doesn’t matter because everyone can travel through the Realms. The Realms are a virtual reality where … Continue reading

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“1984” – Big Brother is Watching You

Book Review : 1984 by George Orwell Spoiler Alert! Winston Smith dutifully goes to work in the Ministry of Truth carefully updating all the records so that everything matches the proclamations of Big Brother so that everything the Party says … Continue reading

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“Schooled” – Does It Teach Or Preach?

Book Review : Schooled by Gordon Korman Spoiler Alert! Capricorn Anderson has grown up on Garland Farm, of course now days the only people on the commune are him and his hippie grandma, Rain. When Rain falls out of a … Continue reading

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