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Book Review: The Blood Guard by Carter Roy

From ML’s Circulation Desk Two Lions, 2014 ISBN: 9781477847251 Available: Hardcover, Kindle edition The Blood Guard is the first book in a trilogy by Carter Roy. In this snarky comic adventure, we meet Evelyn Ronan Truelove (who simply wishes to … Continue reading

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Review: The Greatest Zombie Movie Ever by Jeff Strand

Strand is known for his humorous horror books. My favorites are A Bad Day for Voodoo and Wolf Hunt (the last is very much not YA). His loyal readers might come into this one expecting a teenage zombie movie getting … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Shadow Cabinet by Maureen Johnson

From ML’s Circulation Desk G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2015 ISBN-13: 978-0399256622 Available: Hardcover, Paperback, Kindle edition, Audio Secret societies, mass murder, a journey into the land between life and death, and a cataclysmic event that threatens to destroy all of London—The … Continue reading

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Book Review: Isle of the Lost by Melissa de la Cruz

From ML’s Circulation Desk Disney-Hyperion, 2015 ISBN-13: 978-1484720974 Available: Hardcover, Audible, Audio CD, Kindle edition The premise of Isle of the Lost is that all the Disney villains, along with their children, have been imprisoned on an island without any … Continue reading

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Book Review: Some Girls Are by Courtney Summers

From ML’s Circulation Desk St. Martin’s Griffin, 2010 ISBN-13: 978-0312573805 Available: Paperback, Audible, Audio CD, Kindle edition Anyone feeling nostalgic for the glory days of high school will drop that nostalgia right in the trash bin within pages of beginning … Continue reading

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Book Review: Little Boy Blu by Cara Brookins

From ML’s Circulation Desk The Wild Rose Press, Inc., 2014 ISBN: 978-1628306903 Available: Paperback, Kindle Novels set in Appalachia will always hold a certain mystique: there’s a certain air about the location found only in a few places in America. … Continue reading

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Book Review: She-Hulk, Volume 1: Single Green Female

Apparently She Hulk is way to much of a rock star for anyone to handle. Her success, invulnerability and Tony Stark-like fame has made her a very difficult to tolerate Avenger. So difficult that she is fired from her day … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dog with a Bone by Hailey Edwards

Thierry is the daughter of the Black Dog, a fearsome, often vicious enforcer of the fae, and a human mother. She’s just graduated marshal school and is now on her first real case with her trainer turned partner and romantic … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Haunting of Sunshine Girl by Paige McKenzie and Alyssa Sheinmel

From ML’s Circulation Desk Weinstein Books, 2015 ISBN-10: 1602862729 ISBN-13: 978-1602862722   Sunshine and her mother have left the comfort and warmth of Texas for the damp and chilly world of Washington State, a beautiful if isolated place.  She and her mom have … Continue reading

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Review: Angel: Old Friends

It’s not terribly clear whether Old Friends is an alternate to After the Fall or not. In the latter we see L.A. materialized in hell and some major changes to our cast. In Old Friends it’s clear the Wolfram & … Continue reading

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