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The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen – Book Review

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The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen
Flora’s rating: 4/5
Genre: Middle Grade/Young Adult
Length: 243 pages (but it’s not as tall as a standard paperback, so it’s not really that long)

Darker than her previous novels, Susin peoples this novel about the ultimate cost of bullying with a cast of fabulous characters, dark humour, and a lovable, difficult protagonist struggling to come to terms with the horrible crime his brother has committed.

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The Tale of the Duelling Neurosurgeons – Book Review

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The Tale of the Duelling Neurosurgeons by Sam Kean.

I’d been eyeing this for a while, but Robert really convinced me to read it. I was worried with that title it would be a bit too silly, but I shouldn’t have worried.

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The New York Trilogy – Book Review

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The New York Trilogy, published: 1988

This book was actually recommended to me by my boss. I know, random! We were discussing some of our favorite authors and even genres, and he happened to have one of his favorite books on him and just said, “Here, give this a read.” Although I have never heard of the author or book, I was intrigued.

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Under Dark Skies – Book Review

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The NightShade Forensic Files Book 1:
Under Dark Skies

Bill’s review:

This book was a very pleasant surprise. I didn’t know what to expect when I read the blurb about Under Dark Skies. After seeing the cover, I thought that there might be some sort of werewolf or dark fantasy sort of thing going on, but figured that I would give it a shot anyway. (I really don’t like most werewolf books.) Well, this wasn’t what I expected at all.

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