Category Archives: essays

Mini-reviews: Starglass by Phoebe North; Manhood for Amateurs: The Pleasures and Regrets of a Husband, Father, and Son by Michael Chabon; and Night Film by Marisha Pessl

Title: Starglass Author: Phoebe North Genre: YA science fiction Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers Rating: 3 out of 5 stars Source: Print copy from the public library First line: My darling daughter, Know that I never would … Continue reading

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Mini-reviews: The Map of the Sky by Felix J. Palma; Dark Magic by James Swain; Gift From the Sea by Anne Morrow Lindbergh; Fall for Anything by Courtney Summers

Title: The Map of the Sky Author: Felix J. Palma Genre: Science fiction Publisher: Atria Books Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Source: Print copy borrowed from a friend First line: Welcome, dear Reader, as you plunge valiantly into the … Continue reading

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Book Review: More Baths, Less Talking by Nick Hornby

Title: More Baths, Less Talking: Notes from the Reading Life of a Celebrated Author Locked in Battle with Football, Family, and Time Itself Author: Nick Hornby Genre: Non-fiction, essays Publisher: Believer Books Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Source: Print … Continue reading

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