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Hollow City by Ransom Riggs

This is the second novel of Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children. It is about a group of kids with special supernatural abilities. As we learn in the first book, some of these kids have been alive for a very long time, … Continue reading

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Emerald Green by Kerstin Gier

This is the final book in the Ruby Red Trilogy.  It is a bit longer than the first two, but I still read it in record time.  The whole trilogy’s story takes place over about two weeks.  In the first … Continue reading

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The Belief Instinct by Jesse Bering

At 205 pages. this is a pretty short book for one that has a subtitle of “the psychology of souls, destiny, and the meaning of life.”  Bering is an evolutionary psychologist, and has done all sorts of interesting studies which … Continue reading

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Doctor Sleep by Stephen King

This is the sequel to one of Stephen King’s best-known novels, The Shining. He wrote The Shining in 1977 and, according to the note at the end of this novel, he had often wondered what happened to the little boy, … Continue reading

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Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury

I think I discovered Bradbury later than most. I only very recently read Fahrenheit 451 and very much liked it. But then I always enjoy a distopian future. I do usually enjoy a fantasy/horror story, but this one just did … Continue reading

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Beyond Black by Hilary Mantel

This is the second Mantel book I have read which features characters who are dead and communicate with the living.  I wonder if Mantel believes in such things.  I do not, but that did not stop me from very much … Continue reading

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The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

This is a beautiful short novel. I am sure big fans of Gaiman will read this is one sitting. I like him, but I am not his biggest fan, I like some of his stuff, but not all. I loved … Continue reading

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