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Who Needs an Epigraph at the Front of their Novel?

Never use epigraphs, they kill the mastery of the work.”-Orphan Pamuk

Is Pamuk right? Are epigraphs necessary before a great work of art? Do I need to hear a completely different artist sound the most prominent note of a masterpiece before the featured artist plays? 307 more words


Line(s) of the Day #Coraline

Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten. 23 more words

Alex Raphael

2015 Audiobook Challenge

When I was younger, I went to bed every night listening to an audiobook on a cassette tape.  I can still remember that my favourite tape was… 350 more words


What Will You Do If You Have “The Other Mother”?; Coraline Movie Review

Sebagai anak perempuan satu-satunya di rumah, jujur aja sih, gue lebih enak main sama papa dibandingkan dengan mama. Wajar juga kalo anak perempuan lebih deket ke bapaknya, tapi bukan berarti musuhan juga dnegan orang tua perempuan dong. 1,181 more words

Coraline by Neil Gaiman


In a world all its own, Coraline by Neil Gaiman, manages to create an alternate universe that boasts excitement, fear, and the realization that maybe the grass isn’t always greener on the other side. 176 more words

Review | The Thickety: A Path Begins by J. A. White


Were this book not falsely advertised as a children’s fiction novel, it would probably be more deserving of a four star rating. 278 more words


The Riverman

Starmer, A. (2014). The Riverman. New York, NY: Square Fish: Farrar Straus Giroux.

ISBN: 978-1-250-05685-6

When I first heard about The Riverman it was described as the story of a girl like Alice who came back from Wonderland. 606 more words

Tween Reader Advisory