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Frankenstein – Mary Shelley Book review

It's been a while since I've read this gorgeus book - poetry in the form of a monstrous story. Man trying to be God by creating life - in his own form and shape - and then having to deal with the birth of identity, free will and intelligence. Does it sound familiar to you?… Continue reading Frankenstein – Mary Shelley Book review

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Find Me book review * by Laura van den Berg

After two acclaimed story collections, Laura van den Berg brings us Find Me, her highly anticipated debut novel--a gripping, imaginative, darkly funny tale of a young woman struggling to find her place in the world. I bought this book after reading a review on the Culture section of BBC News. Find Me was listed as one… Continue reading Find Me book review * by Laura van den Berg

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Hughes’ I Wonder As I Wander: Reveries of an Itinerant Poet

Langston Hughes’ autobiography from the years 1931 through New Year’s Day 1938 covers his early years as a professional writer during the Great Depression, in which he travels extensively and observes practices and politics as well as the status of black people throughout the world. "Most of my life from childhood on has been spent… Continue reading Hughes’ I Wonder As I Wander: Reveries of an Itinerant Poet

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them * J.K. Rowling Book Review

Oh, I've seen the movie when it was released and I quickly went to the store to get my copy of the lovely manual - Thank you for the lore, the additional Harry Potter universe addition and the new and fantastic characters! So excited to share the cover of #FantasticBeastsIllustrated with art by Olivia Lomenech… Continue reading Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them * J.K. Rowling Book Review

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Mama Cass Biography Book * Dream a little dream of me

Mama Cass - she would have made a great friend if she were still alive. A proud and large woman with a wonderful voice to rival Whitney and Amy Winehouse. And brought down by the same monster that haunted the other two women: drugs and booze and an unhealthy lifestyle. So when I put my… Continue reading Mama Cass Biography Book * Dream a little dream of me

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Lost Boys – Orson Scott Card Book Review

From bestselling storyteller Orson Scott Card comes a gripping story of terror within a small town. Step Fletcher, his pregnant wife DeAnne, and their three children move to Steuben, North Carolina with high hopes. But Step's new job with a software company turns out to be a snake pit, and eight-year-old Stevies school is worse.… Continue reading Lost Boys – Orson Scott Card Book Review

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The Witcher Book Series

So chances are that if you’re here, you’re a fan of the Witcher, but with the giant influx of popularity that occurred upon the release of the Witcher III: Wild Hunt, many new fans are unaware of the source material that inspired these fantastic games. The Witcher video games are based on a renowned fantasy… Continue reading The Witcher Book Series

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Quarter to Midnight: Fifteen Horror Short Stories by Darcy Coates

If you like horror stories, check out Darcy Coates' collection! I started reading one story a day about two weeks and they were good enough to give me the creeps! Other lovely short stories with a horror twinge can be seen in the Stephen King part of my library: Full Dark, No Stars (Stephen King… Continue reading Quarter to Midnight: Fifteen Horror Short Stories by Darcy Coates

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Freeway Games * Orson Scott Card – Short Story Review

"Don't worry, lady," he said. "I'm not following you this time, just going my own sweet way home." Maps in a Mirror (1990) is a collection of short stories by American writer Orson Scott Card. Like Card's novels, most of the stories have a science fiction or fantasy theme. This specific short story drew my… Continue reading Freeway Games * Orson Scott Card – Short Story Review

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Orson Scott Card – Elephants of Poznan

I'm a massive fan of Orson Scott Card. He got me hooked with Ender's Game and then I got into the Alvin Maker series. To my surprise, I received an Audiobook from one of my friends with a story I had not read or come across before. The Elephants of Poznan. About the story The… Continue reading Orson Scott Card – Elephants of Poznan