Monthly Archives: August 2014

Book #32: The Read-Aloud Handbook

If you plan to have children, if you have children, or if you work with children you should have a copy of this book. You don’t even have to read the whole thing. The chapters are divided clearly to inform … Continue reading

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Book #31: The Fear Project

Looking out over the cliffs edge everything falls away, revealing the world as seen only by those native to the sky. Green forest land and the clear blue of Lake Willoughby stretch out before me while green and grey pinnacles … Continue reading

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Book #30: The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making

With a title like that we know we can assume two things: First, that the book is going to be an adventure tale; and second, that it is not going to be your traditional fairy tale. This, in part, was … Continue reading

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Book #29: Enchanted Glass

I don’t know about you but magic is best when it is limitless. Think Harry Potter and you’ll see what I mean; go to school to learn magic and the more you learn the more you realize they have a … Continue reading

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Book 28: Hyperbole and a Half

There are some people who have the natural gift of story telling. I had a friend who could tell a story about driving down a mountain and everyone listening would be enthralled. It was all in how he told it. … Continue reading

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Book 27: The Phoenix Exultant

Phenomenal. If I had one word to describe this book, this would be it. John C. Wright carves an intricate continuation of his Golden Age Trilogy that picks up where the first one left off. He challenges our belief on … Continue reading

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Book 26: Abhorsen

Finding a favorite book is like forming a strong friendship. You read the book, fall in love with it, buy it, sometimes in the opposite order, and pull it off the shelf to read it again and again until the … Continue reading

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