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  1. Book Review: The Mystery of the Fool & the Vanisher

    The Mystery of the Fool & the Vanisher by David and Ruth Ellwand The Mystery of the Fool & the Vanisher is a fascinating and slightly creepy little story, told in the format of a journal-within-a-journal and illustrated with exquisite photographs. In the first journal, photographer David Ellwand follows a…

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  2. Book Review: Ink Exchange

    Ink Exchange by Melissa Marr On the surface, Leslie seems like a normal teen, but she hides the truth of her life from her friends. Ever since her mother left, Leslie’s life has been difficult. Her father has basically abdicated responsibility for the family, and Leslie’s drug-addicted brother…

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  3. What's the deal with Fairies?

    Last week, lectitans asked, What’s the deal with fairies? Why do these creatures captivate our imaginations so? Since I’ve read 3-1/2 faerie books in the last week (and I have an ongoing fascination with the fey) I wanted to try my hand at answering. I think part…

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  4. Book Review: Wicked Lovely

    Wicked Lovely by Melissa Marr Aislinn has the Sight; she can see the faeries all around. It’s a genetic trait that she inherited from her mother and her grandmother, who raised her when her mother died. Grams drilled the rules for survival into Aislinn: don’t look at the…

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  5. Book Review: ironside

    ironside: A Modern Faery’s Tale by Holly Black As Roiben’s coronation as King of the Unseelie Court approaches, Kaye is uncertain where she stands. She doesn’t feel like she completely belongs in either world, faerie or human, and she’s not certain where she stands with Roiben.…

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  6. Book Review: Faeries of Dreamdark: Blackbringer

    Faeries of Dreamdark: Blackbringer by Laini Taylor Magpie isn’t like other faeries. Accompanied by her band of crows, she travels the world, capturing devils that the unwitting humans have released from the bottles in which they’ve been imprisoned for thousands of years. But when she finds an empty…

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