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Review: the Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

It’s been a long time since I last read a children’s book. I love kid’s stories, especially the more creepy books. I read them religiously as a child, and as an adult, I still love it very much! I’ve never read anything by Neil Gaiman, but I know he’s an iconic writer in the realm…… Continue reading Review: the Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

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Review: Vintage Secrets Hollywood Beauty by Laura Slater

I’ve read so many vintage beauty books that I’m surprised that I haven’t read them all yet! This is the newest one to my collection, and I was a bit weary reading it. I’m not sure why, but I was! Did my gut feeling prove me right? A stylish and informative guide to beauty from…… Continue reading Review: Vintage Secrets Hollywood Beauty by Laura Slater

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Review: Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls by Elena Favilli & Francesca Cavallo

Sometimes you read a book and you feel so connected with it, you want your children, your cousins, your nieces and nephews, just all children and adults of the world, read it. Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls is one of those books. What if the princess didn’t marry Prince Charming but instead went on to…… Continue reading Review: Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls by Elena Favilli & Francesca Cavallo

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Review: Beastly Bones by William Ritter

So, I wasn’t lying when I said I ordered the second book in the series immediately after finishing Jackaby. In 1892, New Fiddleham, New England, things are never quite what they seem, especially when Abigail Rook and her eccentric employer, R. F. Jackaby, are called upon to investigate the supernatural. First, members of a particularly…… Continue reading Review: Beastly Bones by William Ritter

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Review: Jackaby by William Ritter

I don’t often read books that are newly written, it’s not like I’ve got anything against it, but I just don’t read it. But then I came across Jackaby. Ok, it’s historical fiction, but it did intrigue me. Newly arrived in New Fiddleham, New England, 1892, and in need of a job, Abigail Rook meets…… Continue reading Review: Jackaby by William Ritter