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A review of "A Wrinkle in Time" by Madeline L’Engle

On a whim, I decided to state my views on that perennial children’s literary staple, A Wrinkle in Time, and in thinking over, I realized how weird it is. The main characters meet winged centaurs; travel in time, space, and other dimensions; visit alien dictatorships run by godlike beings, and have metaphor after metaphor thrown their […]

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Review: Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass #1) by Sarah J. Maas

Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass #1) by Sarah J. Maas Hardcover, 404 pages Published August 7th 2012 by Bloomsbury USA Children’s Source:Library After serving out a year of hard labor in the salt mines of Endovier for her crimes, 18-year-old assassin Celaena Sardothien is dragged before the Crown Prince. Prince Dorian offers her her […]

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A review of M.T. Anderson’s "Feed"

Before about three years ago, I had no idea M.T. Anderson had a career outside of writing the maniacally brilliant Thrilling Tales series, which deftly subverted and thoroughly deconstructed the tropes and conventions of 20th century children’s literature, and the eerie fantasy novel The Game of   Sunken Places which also gives a spin on old cliches. […]

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