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Review of The Steel Seraglio by Mike, Linda, and Louise Carey

The Steel Seraglio by Mike Carey, Linda Carey, and Louise Carey. ★★★★1/2

Occasionally I’ll come across a book that’ll have me saying, “Yes, THIS is what I want from the fantasy genre.”  577 more words


The Northwest Coastal Explorer, by Robert Steelquist

From British Columbia to Oregon, our region offers a plethora of natural wonders that delight the eyes and years, caress (and sometimes assault) the nose, and invite wandering and exploration. 457 more words


Harriet the Spy, by Louise Fitzhugh (1964, 1992)

Contemporary Fiction (in its day, folks!)
Ages 9-13
Here’s a children’s novel that completely got past me both when I was a child and when I worked as a children’s librarian. 301 more words


The Cleft Stick (1937) by Walter Greenwood

Review by Sylvia D: The Cleft Stick is a collection of 15 short stories. Although the book wasn’t published until 1937, all but two of the stories were written between 1928 and 1931. 1,258 more words

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In My Heart

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In My Heart

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Thing Explainer, by Randall Munroe (2015)

Stumped by jargon? Have you ever wished someone would just explain a complex idea using just a few common words? Roboticist turned cartoonist and author Randall Munroe does exactly that in this book of big ideas aimed at kids. 416 more words