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Fantasy

The Clockwork Crow
British Authors
Sunny Solomon

The Clockwork Crow

The Clockwork Crow, first in a new series by Catherine Fisher. I feel on pretty sure ground when reviewing children’s picture books, but lacking a

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Fantasy/Sci-Fi
Sunny Solomon

Three by Meloy

THREE BY MELOY: THE APOTHECARY – THE APPRENTICES – THE AFTER-ROOM I’m going out on a limb with this review. The three novels, The Apothecary, The

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Fantasy/Sci-Fi
Brandy Burgess

Uprooted

Uprooted Naomi Novik’s novel Uprooted is what fantasy films are made of.  The story follows Agnieszka, who fears that the mysterious wizard known only as

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Tiger's Curse
Fantasy/Sci-Fi
Aubrey Siino

Tiger’s Curse is burning bright

TIGER’S CURSE From werewolves to weretigers, Tiger’s Curse takes a new spin on the shape-shifting love interests for which young adult paranormal romances are becoming

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The Book of Nonsense
Fantasy/Sci-Fi
Leslie Marlowe

The Book of Nonsense

The Book of Nonsense, by David Michael Slater, is not your typical coming of age story. At the heart of the novel is very large

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Fantasy/Sci-Fi
Sunny Solomon

Railsea

China Miéville is a national treasure. I only wish he were our national treasure. Let’s adopt him! Mind you, this is coming from a reader

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Fantasy/Sci-Fi
Joanne Mallari

Impossible

This book is impossible to put down, no pun intended. Nancy Werlin, National Book Award Finalist, pulls readers into the fast-moving currents of a modern

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The Magician's Elephant
Animal stories
Sunny Solomon

The Magician’s Elephant

The Magician’s Elephant, another DiCamillo gem. Oh, what a pleasure to recommend a new Kate DiCamillo book. Don’t be fooled by it’s being targeted to

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