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Inkheart, Inkspell and Inkdeath

By Cornelia Funke I’ve debated whether I should review these books all together as a trilogy or separate them, and review Inkheart alone, and then Inkspell and Inkdeath together- because that’s how they read.  Inkheart, while it left the reader wondering at the end, could stand alone as a great book.  Inkspell is nothing without […]

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by Gregory Maguire I’ve been meaning to read this book for sometime.  I’ve always been a fan of The Wizard of Oz, and I thought the idea of digging into the past of the Wicked Witch of The West was a fun premise.  After being completely disappointed by the last read though, I approached this […]

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The Sparrow

by Mary Doria Russell This book was…different, I guess. I still haven’t completely decided if I enjoyed it or not. The idea of the book is that life has been found elsewhere. In Alpha Centauri, to be exact. A group of friends discovers that intelligent life from another solar system sings, and so begins the […]

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The War Of The Flowers

by Tad Williams. I love Tad Williams. He wrote what is one of my absolute favorite book series ever- Otherland. So I knew I wanted to read War Of The Flowers the second it hit the bookshelves. Well, about 18 months later, I finally purchased a copy and proceeded to devour it. One of my […]

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