Monthly Archives: April 2016

Review: Soul Eater Part 2, Episode 5

“The Eve Party Nightmare – And so the Curtain Rises?” As the celebration of the anniversary of the school’s founding begins Death the Kid is both worried and irritated with his father. He has found out that the school is … Continue reading

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Review: Beowulf by Michael Morpurgo

Candlewick Press,  2006 ISBN: 9780763632069 Available: New High school English teachers will cheer to see this accessible, visually attractive retelling of  Beowulf by the British Children’s Laureate, Michael Morpurgo. The language used in translations and retellings is often a barrier … Continue reading

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Review: Stories for Young People: Edgar Allan Poe, ed. by Andrew Delbanco and ill. by Gerard DuBois

Sterling Publishing, 2006 ISBN: 9781402715150 Available: New This book is a good introduction for the reader getting ready to take on the intricacies of language in the writing of Edgar Allan Poe. The book starts with a brief biography of the … Continue reading

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Review: Soul Eater Part 2 Episode 4

“Legend of the Holy Sword 2 – Wanna Go Drinking, Gambling, and Playing?” We had a few serious issues, and some good questions, so now it’s back to the silliness with an Excalibur episode. Ox, top in the class, hunts … Continue reading

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Review: A Drowned Maiden’s Hair: A Melodrama by Laura Amy Schlitz

Candlewick Press,2006 ISBN:  0763629308 Available: New Maud Flynn is a troublemaking, unattractive, orphan: the girl most unlikely to be adopted. However, she is the perfect choice for Hyacinth Hawthorne and her elderly sisters. The charismatic Hyacinth convinces Maud to play … Continue reading

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Review: Blood Witch by Cate Tiernan

Penguin Group 2007 ISBN:9780142409886 Available: New and  Used Morgan’s quest to learn more about her family, especially her mother, continues in Blood Witch. Now that Morgan has the Book of Shadows, she is able to read the words her mother … Continue reading

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Review: Soul Eater Part 2 Episode 3

“Fierce Battle Aboard the Ghost Ship – The Hell inside My Head?” Crona is one of the more powerful villains of this series. Of ambivalent gender, they are the child of a witch and has been corrupted from the beginning … Continue reading

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Review: Coven by Cate Tiernan

Penguin Group, 2007 ISBN:9780142409879 Available: New and Used In a very short period of time, Morgan Rowland has lost her best friend, gained a boyfriend, and discovered that she is a blood witch. Does that means her parents and sister … Continue reading

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Review: Gotham Academy #6

Olive and her friends are finally getting some answers from Killer Croc when Batman busts up the party. Olive tries to defend Croc from Batman, meanwhile Batman tries to cut Croc out of the picture permanently. A who’s who evil, … Continue reading

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Review: Justice League Season 1 Episode 9

Paradise Lost Part 2 So the artifacts Diana and the League are uncovering to save Diana’s family from Felix Faust? The pieces of the Key to Tartarus, the underworld. (The history between Diana’s mother and Hades does explain why no … Continue reading

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