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Book Review: A Boy Called Christmas

Book Review: A Boy Called Christmas

What a lovely book to read during the holiday season… or any season for that matter! I received this as a free audiobook and now, having listened to it, will be rushing out to buy a copy or two or three. As a lifelong devout lover of Christmas, this book felt as though it was written specifically for me. I think the best way to describe this story would be a winning combination of Harry Potter, L. Frank Baum, and…

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Book Reviews: Halloween Edition

Book Reviews: Halloween Edition

I consume books at a pretty rapid pace. At any time, I have at least four books that I’m working through: A physical book An audiobook on CD that I listen to on my work commute An eBook that I read on my Kindle or iPad while on the treadmill An audiobook on my phone that I listen to while I’m at work In the last few months, I’ve tried to make a habit of writing reviews for all of…

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Book Review: Mighty Jack and The Goblin King

Book Review: Mighty Jack and The Goblin King

Another Ben Hatke book that I’ve read, another Ben Hatke book that I love. It’s to the point now where I no longer wonder if I’ll like a new book of his, I know for certain before I’ve even opened the front cover. As a fan of goblins, I was particularly interested in this one (my favorite of his still being Nobody Likes a Goblin) and it didn’t disappoint. It deftly picked up where the first book left off and…

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Book Review: Goblins in the Castle

Book Review: Goblins in the Castle

It’s a very interesting thing, rediscovering a book which you had no idea had such an influence over your life. I first read Goblins in the Castle by Bruce Coville when I bought it at a book fair in elementary school. The cover and title really pulled me in and the description both intrigued and frightened me. I remember taking a while to even start reading it because I was a little scared of it (funny to think back on…

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