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I Hope to Have a Daughter like Hazel Sharp in Daughter of Mine 

Written By: Sable Quinn Sable’s Rating: 5/5 stars Content Warning: this novel references three different deaths in different manors, one being a malicious homicide. Daughter of Mine, Megan Miranda. MarySue Rucci Books, April 9, 2024. 354 pp.   Daughter of Mine … Continue reading

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Review of BRIDGE TO BAT CITY

Bridge to Bat City, by Ernest Cline, illustrations by Mishka Westell. Little Brown, 308 pp., hardcover $17.99, publication date April 2024. Ages 8 to 12. Review by Mae Vincent 10/28/23 Bridge to Bat City is a fun adventure about a … Continue reading

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ARCs Ahoy!

We just got in a boatload of ARCs (Advanced Reading Copies) from the American Booksellers Association. Most of these books won’t be out until January or even March 2016. I don’t have time to read them all (though there are … Continue reading

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Book Review: Supersymmetry

SUPERSYMMETRY by David Walton, 290 pp., $9.99, pub date Sept. 1, 2015 Following on its prequel, Superposition, this starts 15 years later with some of the original characters, including the family affected by the varcolac in Superposition. The varcolac is … Continue reading

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A review: the new Margaret Atwood

THE HEART GOES LAST, by Margaret Atwood (pub date Sept 29, 2015) As noted in the flap copy for this title, the basic premise for this latest dystopian novel from Atwood revolves around a society that’s undergone some sort of … Continue reading

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The Fire Children by Lauren M. Roy

THE FIRE CHILDREN by Lauren M. Roy (Rebellion, $9.99, pub date June 30, 2015) https://www.netgalley.com/re/1791244?r=f This quest-type YA pulled me in from the start with the unusual setting of a society that must retreat underground to historical tunnels beneath their … Continue reading

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Superposition: a book review

Another review for you: A book that will soon be in the store (next week!): SUPERPOSITION by Dave Walton (Pyr, trade paperback, $17.00) A cross between a whodunit and some of the best quantum physics SF I’ve ever read, this … Continue reading

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The Galaxy Game, by Karen Lord

I just reviewed this on Netgalley, as I read this in ARC (advanced reading copy) form before it was published, but it’s out now, and we have it in the store. I can’t recommend it highly enough: it blew me … Continue reading

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And yet more books! Fiction & nonfiction, just in time for the holidays…

Now to the fiction & nonfiction we just received that have me particularly delighted! THE ART OF ASKING by Amanda Palmer. Bestselling author, musician, performance artist—and TED talker. Amanda Palmer asked her base online followers to help fund an independently … Continue reading

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New YA and science fiction books!

MORE BOOKS, this time our YOUNG ADULT & SCIENCE FICTION acquisitions that just came in. STEELHEART, by Brandon Sanderson (trade paperback) From the jacket: “Ten years ago, Calamity came. It was a burst in the sky that gave ordinary men … Continue reading

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