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REVIEW: The Accursed by Joyce Carol Oates

REVIEW: The Accursed by Joyce Carol Oates

At first glance, you might think that Joyce Carol Oates’ new novel The Accursed is, at 667 pages, a daunting tome – and you’d be right. Full to bursting with plot and political/cultural/social subtext, The Accursed is hardly an easy [...]

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Comics 101, #004: Young Avengers (2013)

Comics 101, #004: Young Avengers (2013)

Comics 101 is an introduction to comics and graphic novels for those who are interested in trying comics, but are unsure of what to try. The Comics 101 series is aimed particularly at female readers who may be interested in [...]

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REVIEW: Cinder by Marissa Meyer

REVIEW: Cinder by Marissa Meyer

Cinder by Marissa Meyer is a science fiction retelling of the Cinderella tale and the first of four installments in the Lunar Chronicles. It follows Cinder, a cyborg mechanic who gets tangled with New Beijing’s Prince, the plague without a [...]

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REVIEW: Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo

Shadow and Bone, the first in The Grisha Trilogy by Leigh Bardugo, was supposed to be among the best titles to come out last year; and I have to say that I feel like it certainly delivers. The story is set [...]

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REVIEW: Prophecy by Ellen Oh

Prophecy is the first of three novels in The Dragon King Chronicles by Ellen Oh. The story is set in Korea and it features Kira, the only female warrior in the army and the protector of the prince of Hansong. [...]

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REVIEW: Falling Kingdoms by Morgan Rhodes

REVIEW: Falling Kingdoms by Morgan Rhodes

Falling Kingdoms is Morgan Rhodes’ first high fantasy novel and I have to say that this book is a great introduction to the world and the story she has crafted. The book takes places in Mytica, a land divided into [...]

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