Monthly Archives: October 2013

Book Review: The Planet Thieves by Dan Krokos

Title: The Planet Thieves Author: Dan Krokos Genre: Science fiction, middle grade fiction Publisher: Tom Doherty Associates Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Source: Review copy from the publisher First line: The prank Mason Stark pulled on his sister was … Continue reading

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Mini-reviews: The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox by Maggie O’Farrell and The Woman Upstairs by Claire Messud

Title: The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox Author: Maggie O’Farrell Genre: Contemporary fiction, literary fiction Publisher: Harcourt, Inc. Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Source: Print copy from my personal library First line: Let us begin with two girls at … Continue reading

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The Sunday Salon – October 13, 2013

Time: 9:45 p.m., Saturday evening Grateful for: A dentist who takes payments. I know I’ve probably already mentioned that one, but since I lost part of a filling last Sunday, it is relevant again this week. Not that grateful for: … Continue reading

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