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ARC Book Review: The Beast’s Heart

I am neither monster nor man—yet I am both. I am the Beast. The day I was cursed to this wretched existence was the day I was saved—although it did not feel so at the time. My redemption sprung from contemptible roots; I am not proud of what I did the day her father happened… Continue reading ARC Book Review: The Beast’s Heart

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ARC Book Review: The Alehouse at the End of the World

When a fisherman receives a mysterious letter about his beloved's demise, he sets off in his skiff to find her. A whale swallows him, then deposits him on the Isle of the Dead, which is ruled by a trio of giant bird gods. The fisherman must negotiate with the self-proclaimed leader -- a narcissistic, bullying… Continue reading ARC Book Review: The Alehouse at the End of the World

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Book Review: The Portable Veblen

Can squirrels speak? Do snails scream? Will a young couple, newly engaged, make it to their wedding day? Will their dysfunctional families ruin everything? Will the be undone by the advances of a very sexy, very unscrupulous heiress to a pharmaceuticals corporation? Is getting married even a remotely reasonable idea in the twenty first century?… Continue reading Book Review: The Portable Veblen

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Book Review: The Witches: Salem, 1692

The panic began early in 1692, over an exceptionally raw Massachusetts winter, when a minister's niece began to writhe and roar. It spread quickly, confounding the most educated men and prominent politicians in the colony. Neighbours accused neighbours, husbands accused wives, parents and children one another. It ended less than a year later, but not… Continue reading Book Review: The Witches: Salem, 1692

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Book Review: Caraval

Scarlett Dragna has never left the tiny island where she and her sister, Tella, live with their powerful, and cruel, father. Now Scarlett’s father has arranged a marriage for her, and Scarlett thinks her dreams of seeing Caraval—the faraway, once-a-year performance where the audience participates in the show—are over. But this year, Scarlett’s long-dreamt-of invitation… Continue reading Book Review: Caraval