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Book review: 'The Final Spark' is electrifying ending to Michael Vey series
When the sixth book in the series left off, Michael Vey was missing and his friends in the Electroclan had blown up the island of Hades. With a cliff hanger like that, the seventh book was highly anticipated by its fans. "The Final Spark" opens with ...

Book Review: 'Spoiler Alert: The Hero Dies'
This book cover image released by Atria shows "Spoiler Alert: The Hero Dies: A Memoir of Love, Loss, and Other Four-Letter Words," Michael Ausiello. (Atria via AP). NOTEWORTHY. “Spoiler Alert: The Hero Dies”. Michael Ausiello. Atria Books, 2017 ...

BOOK REVIEW: "So There I Was ..." by Troy Taylor and Len Adams
This book may be over a decade old, but that doesn't mean the stories contained within are any less scary. In fact, noted Midwestern ghost hunters Troy Taylor and Len Adams pull off a pretty good book with So There I Was: More Confessions of Ghost ...

Book Review: 'Street Farm: Growing Food, Jobs, and Hope on the Urban Frontier'
You might flip through this attractive volume in a bookstore. It has lots of colorful, glossy photos of beaming people of varying ethnicities tending lettuce and holding huge bunches of brilliant beets. You'd probably notice tomatoes and peppers ...

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Betsy Balcombe and her family come to the island of St. Helena in 1815 when her father is given the post of representative of the East India Company. His assignment is to receive and send provisions for the ships coming and going to Cape Town. That ...

Book review: Jan Karon returns to Mitford — for the 14th time
The funeral scene in this book will make readers feel like they've lost a friend, and they'll likely cringe along with Mitford's newspaperman J.C. Hogan as he tries to save his marriage with marinated pork chops. And if all of J.C.'s talk of food makes ...

Book review: Lisbeth Salander is back but she's making it hard for us to care
The newest story in the Millennium series featuring Lisbeth Salander — based on the original book “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” by Stieg Larsson — shows Salander stuck in jail, the result of her actions in "The Girl in the Spider's Web," the ...

Comic Book Review – Star Trek Boldly Go #11
After the summer break we return to Star Trek Boldly Go touching on the past, and a turning point in the Federation's history with Captain Garth and the return of Eurydice along with her daughter Thalia, who we last saw in Star Trek ongoing #45. With ...

Children's Book Review: 'Meet ClaraBelle Blue' by Adiba Nelson
Adiba Nelsons' feisty protagonist ClaraBelle Blue from her debut children's book “Meet ClaraBelle Blue”, is a beautiful black girl who loves everything any little girl her age does. Making new friends, playing on the playground, ribbons and bows and ...

Book Review: You Get What You Pitch For
That's what always seems to happen to your best ideas, your finest interviews, the proud moments that fall flat as pavement. Ugh. When it comes to The Big Ask, what are you doing wrong? Read “You Get What You Pitch For” by Anthony Sullivan with Tim ...

Book Review: Miseries of Occupation: A Child Survivor Remembers
It's a book that rings true, and even the subsequent lawsuits he endured in Greece to suppress his truths reflect how this period of time still haunts and troubles families that were torn apart by the Civil War that followed the terrors of the Nazi's ...

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That's not my assessment of Richard Posner's self-published book on pro se appeals. (I haven't read the thing and don't expect to.) Rather, it's the assessment made by an admirer of Posner, Matthew Stiegler of CA3blog, who (after “start[ing] with the ...





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