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How to Catch a Bogle

I love a good historical fantasy, and I was meaning to read this for a very long time before it actually made its way home from the library with me. How to Catch a Bogle. by Catherine Jinks. Illustrated by … Continue reading

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A Wisp of a Thing

Look! Another case where I finished a book and checked out the sequel right away. In Armchair Cybils news, I put together a list of all the Cybils-nominated books I’ve read in the four areas I’ve decided to focus on: … Continue reading

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The Hum and the Shiver

It’s October! What are you going to nominate for a Cybils Award? Take a look at the great books that have already been nominated and make sure your favorites are in there, too! There’s a librarian in my state who … Continue reading

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Ballad

Ballad by Maggie Stiefvater. Ballad returns us to the characters Stiefvater introduced us to in Lament. It feels more like a linked novel than a continuation of the series, though. Things have been extremely awkward between James and Dierdre because … Continue reading

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Lament

I was just run over by a herd of savage library teens, but will do my best to do justice to this book. This is more of me trying to catch up, in this case with Maggie Stiefvater, who’s now … Continue reading

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Chantress

Chantress by Amy Butler Greenfield. Lucy has been raised on a remote island with just old Norrie for company and only vague memories of the mother she believes died in a shipwreck on the way to the island. Always, she … Continue reading

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