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Shelf Love: Halloween Picks 2016

Whoa, it’s the day before Halloween, and I haven’t posted anything remotely Halloween-related yet!  I usually maintain a lukewarm attitude towards the occasion; I enjoy the decorations, seeing kids and adults dressed up in the most awesome and imaginative costumes, the movies on t.v. – speaking of which, I’m sad that this year I won’t be […]... Read More
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The Rabbit Back Literature Society by Pasi Ilmari Jaaskelainen

From what I had gathered reading through a handful of reviews, The Rabbit Back Literature Society sounded like a sort of surreal fairy tale mystery with magical books that altered their own contents and shady literary societies with murky backgrounds rooted in the unknown. The word ‘charming’ came up quite a few times, as did […]... Read More
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The Visitors by Rebecca Mascull

The Visitors follows the story of Adeliza ‘Liza’ Golding, who as a young child loses her hearing to fever, followed by her sight.  Though she can communicate her wants and needs with the simplest of gestures, and can navigate herself within her family’s home with her remaining senses, Liza is unable to fully express herself, leaving […]... Read More