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Review: Who Fears Death by Nnedi Okorafor

Book: Who Fears Death by Nnedi Okorafor Rating: 4.75/5 songs that sound like the wind Recommended if you like: Post-apocalyptic settings rife with shape-shifting magic; stories that tend to linger and haunt you long […]

Review: House of Purple Cedar by Tim Tingle

Book: House of Purple Cedar by Tim Tingle Rating: 4/5 mugs of hot cocoa Recommended if you like: Contemplative end-of-life reflections; good old fashioned story-telling with big characters and big tales; watching towns and communities grow […]

The Weekly Verse: One Flower by Jack Kerouac

I have this wall calendar that notes the birthdays of some of the most important authors. You’ve got your Flannery O’Connor and John Irving, but you’ve also got Ron Weasley […]

Review: The Whispering Muse by Sjón

Book: The Whispering Muse by Sjón (a proper Icelandic badass) Rating: 3.8/5 Icelanders that are too cool to have more than one name Recommended if you like: The power of myths, the feelz of the […]

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