Monthly Archives: November 2013

Inside the Whimsy Works by Jimmy Johnson

Inside the Whimsy Works is a very personal but also a very interesting account of a man who started out at the lowest rung of Disney Pictures in the 1930s and worked his way up to President of Walt Disney … Continue reading

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Holders by Julianna Scott

I really have to hand it to Strange Chemistry – I haven’t found a bad book yet among their titles.  For really, I should by all rights be giving this book a 2 star review for hitting nearly every cliche … Continue reading

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Calico Horses and the Patchwork Trail by Lorraine Turner

Calico Horses and the Patchwork Trail is an exploration of the decisions made by adults, how they affect children (both human and horse), and how the children are powerless to deal with those decisions. The book has many fantasy elements … Continue reading

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Archetype By MD Waters

Archetype is an intelligent, well-written, and compelling read that manages to a) not give too many clues about the mystery so that the book is predictable b) not give too little information so that the book is inscrutable and frustrating.  … Continue reading

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Venture Untamed

Venture Untamed unfortunately hit quite a few personal pet peeves for me: overt christian undertones, undefined world with modernistic terminology, a complete lack of ending or story arc, and a lead character who consistently fails to make intelligent life decisions. … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Hostie

I have read really good books about aviation recently (e.g. Cockpit Confidential) and as a frequent international flier, I was looking forward to learning more about what goes on behind each flight. But admittedly, the title is really what you … Continue reading

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Anyone But You (3rd in the Twisted Lit Series) bt Kim Askew, Amy Helmes

Anyone But You is the third book in the Twisted Lit series. As with the two previous books, we are given an original but solid take on the source material (in this case, Romeo and Juliet) and the series’ trademark … Continue reading

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