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A Witches' Bible, By Janet and Stewart Farrar

I enjoyed this book. It isn’t something I would treat as my ‘go-to’ for questions and I doubt I’d ever reread it, but it was good for learning about how a set of Wiccans chose to practice.  219 more words

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Book review: Snake Bite

Lane, Andrew. Snake Bite. . Farrar. 2014. $17.99. 294p. 978-0-374-37090-9. Ages 11-15: Much to Lane’s surprise, he has published the fifth book about the famous mythical detective’s adolescence and has at least two more planned. 150 more words

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Waiting on Wednesday: The Secrets We Keep by Trisha Leaver

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine in which we share a book that we are eagerly anticipating!

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux… 250 more words


ABROAD travels through distant and recent past to explore a young life lost in Italy



By Katie Crouch

Sarah Crichton Books/FSG, 2014

282 pages, $26.00

It has long been a tradition for wealthy or academically outstanding students from the U.S. 942 more words

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John Darnielle Quietly Releases the Wolves, withWolf in White Van

But at that moment all I could see was the wolf in the white van, so alive, so strong. Hidden from view, unnoticed, concealed. And I thought, maybe he’s real, this wolf, and he’s really out there in a white van somewhere, riding around.

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New From Marilynne Robinson, On "The Wildness of Things"

Lila by Marilynne Robinson
Reviewed by Katie Presley

Marilynne Robinson is one of the most careful writers working today, in the purest sense of the word: there is more care put into every syllable of a Marilynne Robinson novel than in many shelves put together. 361 more words

Book review: From Norvelt to Nowhere

Gantos, Jack. From Norvelt to Nowhere. Farrar, 2013. $16.99. 278p. 978-0-374-37994-0. Ages 12+: Those who loved Jack’s zany adventures in Dead End in Norvelt will dive into the 12-year-old’s experiences as he goes with the arthritic journalist Miss Volker to protect the elderly woman on her search for the man she thinks murdered the women in their small town. 93 more words

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