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Creature Files: Dinosaurs by LJ Tracosas Take a journey through time and meet some of the fiercest beasties to ever walk, swim, or fly on earth. From the fearsome ‘tyrant king’ to the lumbering ‘heavy lizard’, LJ Tracosas introduces the reader to twenty different creatures from the Age of Dinosaurs. Spanning the Triassic to the… Read More Quickshots # 3

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Book Review: Flame in the Dark by Faith Hunter

Flame in the Dark returns to the darkly magical realm of Soulwood, pitting Nell Ingram and the PsyLED team against an unknown paranormal with deadly intentions. A vicious killer out for blood, and a young woman still feeling out her place and purpose in life, cross paths in Faith Hunter’s fast-paced urban fantasy Flame in… Read More Book Review: Flame in the Dark by Faith Hunter

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Book Review: Manga Classics: The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas & Crystal Chan

Rating: 📚📚📚📚📚 The Count of Monte Cristo is a brilliant, dark tale of retribution, and the price of vengeance on all parties involved. This story has all the intense drama and tragedy I am familiar with from other of Dumas’ works. Edmond Dantes, falsely imprisoned on the very day of his engagement, is abandoned in… Read More Book Review: Manga Classics: The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas & Crystal Chan

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Book Review: Titch the Itch by BCE Fegan & Lenny Wen

My Rating: Titch the Itch is a poignant, yet humourous tale of friendship, unconditional love, and finding one’s place. Fegan’s Titch the Itch follows the titular character as he searches for friendship and a place to call his own, in this surprisingly touching, yet undeniably funny tale. Titch is an itch, but not just any… Read More Book Review: Titch the Itch by BCE Fegan & Lenny Wen

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Quickshots # 2

***This book was reviewed for Quarto Publishing via Netgalley Christianson’s Don’t Do Coke in the Bathroom is a sassy guide to learning hand lettering. Sometimes a cheeky message us the only way to get your point across, and this guide helps you do so in style. There are many different fonts and styles to choose… Read More Quickshots # 2

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Book Review: The Boy in the Suitcase by NV Baker

***This book was reviewed for Manhattan Book Review The Boy in the Suitcase is a fast-paced crime thriller with a ticking clock. The first in N V Baker’s Concealing Seas Series, this book introduces us to Magdalena, a middle-aged woman trying to find her place in life, and move past a rough breakup. A cruise… Read More Book Review: The Boy in the Suitcase by NV Baker

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Book Review: Wind and Oyster Jack by Marcia G Moore

***This book was reviewed for Schiffer Publishing via Netgalley   Wind and Oyster Jack is a delightful story about a man named Oyster Jack, who goes out every day in his boat named Dinah, traveling to the oyster bars, to trowel them up and sell them. Helping him get out to sea is his good… Read More Book Review: Wind and Oyster Jack by Marcia G Moore

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Book Review: My Wounded Island by Jacques Pasquet and Marion Arbona

***This book was reviewed for Orca Books via Netgalley **This book was translated from the original French by Sophie B Watson Imarvaluk is a young Inupiat girl who tells her story of being forced to leave home because of a monster. In her native language, her name means ‘song of the waves’, and once she… Read More Book Review: My Wounded Island by Jacques Pasquet and Marion Arbona

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Book Review: Road of the Lost by Aidan Russell

****This book was reviewed for the Manhattan Book Review First in the Judges Cycle, Russell’s Road of the Lost is a fast-paced fantasy with an RPG feel. War is brewing, as dark elves and ogres invade the forests of Meridep, preparing to raise an ancient being. Dragons have appeared in a land bereft of them… Read More Book Review: Road of the Lost by Aidan Russell

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Quickshots # 1

***This book was reviewed for Quarto Publishing via Netgalley This nifty little read by Paul Beck is a (very) brief introduction to objects in our universe. The first several pages look at the planets of our solar system, and some of the more familiar moons. Comets are briefly discussed, followed by six different nebulae, and… Read More Quickshots # 1