Category Archives: Book Reviews

The Crown’s Fate by Evelyn Skye

With the Crown’s Fate, Skye ends her duology in a satisfying manner while continuing her superlative writing. The characters are likeable and in many ways I was reminded of the Legend series by Marie Lu. The history and culture of … Continue reading

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The Jazz Age by Stephen Harrison, Sarah D. Coffin

The Jazz Age – American Style in the 1920s has all I would expect/hope for in a book on this subject: a complete treatment of museum objects and the people or events that influenced their design. Copious amounts of high … Continue reading

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The Witcher 3: Curse of Crows by Tobin and Kowalski

Perhaps the greatest hallmark of the Witcher series was its complete and utter ambivalence – there are no sacred cows (for slaughter or reverence) and character choices are extremely malleable. It made for a grounded and fluid story that allowed … Continue reading

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Blue Hour by Caruso and Cicconi

Blue Hour falls into the category of colonization sci fi that closely mirrors the Westword expansion of white settlers in the United States during the 1800s. Misunderstandings, broken treaties, and violence are hallmarks of this type of storyline. Unfortunately, Caruso … Continue reading

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The Bra Book by Jene Luciani

I think the question here is this: how much do we really need a whole book on the subject? I, like so many others, really hate bra shopping and never seem to get the bra that really fits or looks … Continue reading

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The Good Earth By Pearl S. Buck and Nick Bertozzi

With graphic novels, it really comes down to the art conveying the emotions and subtitles – can the artist translate the words so the reader understands the author’s point of view? In the case of The Good Earth, ‘sketch’ type … Continue reading

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E-Sports Competitions by Meg Marquardt

Publisher Norwood House focuses on ‘informational’ books for grades K-8. With these three books on gaming (Professional Gaming Careers, E-Sports Competitions, E-Sports Game Design), we get survey overviews in a picture heavy format that give a brief overview of the … Continue reading

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