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Book Review: Gods of Jade and Shadow

Genre: Historical Fiction | FantasyStar Rating: 4 out of 5 starsSynopsis from The StoryGraph: The Jazz Age is in full swing, but Casiopea Tun is too busy cleaning the floors of her wealthy grandfather’s house to listen to any fast tunes. Nevertheless, she dreams of a life far from her dusty small town in southern… Continue reading Book Review: Gods of Jade and Shadow

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Book Review: The Library of the Unwritten

Genre: Fiction / FantasyStar Rating: 3 out of 5 starsSynopsis: Many years ago, Claire was named Head Librarian of the Unwritten Wing—a neutral space in Hell where all the stories unfinished by their authors reside. Her job consists mainly of repairing and organizing books, but also of keeping an eye on restless stories that risk… Continue reading Book Review: The Library of the Unwritten

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Book Review: The Night Circus

Genre: Fiction/FantasyStars: 5 out of 5Synopsis: The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. Within the black-and-white striped canvas tents is an utterly unique experience full of breathtaking amazements. It is called Le Cirque des R ves, and it is only open at night.But behind the… Continue reading Book Review: The Night Circus

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Book Review: The Map of Time

Synopsis from Goodreads: This rollicking page-turner with a cast of real and imagined literary characters and cunning intertwined plots stars a skeptical H.G. Wells as a time-traveling investigator.Characters real and imaginary come vividly to life in this whimsical triple play of intertwined plots, in which a skeptical H. G. Wells is called upon to investigate… Continue reading Book Review: The Map of Time

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Book Review: City of Ghosts

Synopsis from Goodreads: Cassidy Blake's parents are The Inspecters, a (somewhat inept) ghost-hunting team. But Cass herself can REALLY see ghosts. In fact, her best friend, Jacob, just happens to be one.When The Inspecters head to ultra-haunted Edinburgh, Scotland, for their new TV show, Cass—and Jacob—come along. In Scotland, Cass is surrounded by ghosts, not… Continue reading Book Review: City of Ghosts