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Bookshelf Roundup: 05/22/21: Stacking the Shelves & Recent Reads

Bookshelf Roundup is a feature I do every weekend which fills the role of several blog memes, like Stacking the Shelves where I talk about the new books I’ve added to my library or received for review, as well as It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? where I summarize what I’ve finished reading in the last week and what […]

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Tough Traveling: Forbidden Love

The Thursday feature “Tough Traveling” is the brainchild of Nathan of Review Barn, who has come up with the excellent idea of making a new list each week based on the most common tropes in fantasy, as seen in (and inspired by) The Tough Guide to Fantasyland by Diana Wynn Jones. Nathan has invited anyone […]

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Comic Stack 02/11/14

This week I met Poe, a young boy born with black feathers whose destiny seems to rest in a game played by omnipresent beings, Laney Griffin, a man who has a chance encounter in the woods after deciding to do whatever necessary to help his dying son, Kate Kristopher, who has to return to her fantasy […]

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YA Weekend: Shutter by Courtney Alameda

Shutter by Courtney Alameda Genre: Young Adult, Horror Series: Book 1 Publisher:  Feiwel & Friends (February 3, 2015) Author Information: Website | Twitter Mogsy’s Rating: 4 of 5 stars Horror in Young Adult fiction is tricky territory, so whenever I see a novel getting some buzz, I can’t help but take notice. Shutter ended up surprising me. While it probably wasn’t […]

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Lootz: Mogsy’s Book Haul

Welcome to this biweekly feature where I showcase all the books I bought/won/received for review in the past fortnight. First, the physical pile: The Secrets of Life and Death – I had added this one to my wishlist because it looked like a great historical fantasy-mystery. When I saw it offered as a giveaway at LibraryThing’s […]

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