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Book Review: Endling: The Last by Katherine Applegate

By Awnali Mills Don’t mistake Byx for a dog—she isn’t one.  She’s a dairne, one of the six governing species of the world.  But the numbers of dairne have been dwindling.  Byx decides to go on a quest to find … Continue reading

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Book Review – The Boy Who Went Magic by A.P. Winter

In Penvellyn, there is no magic, as everyone knows.  Magic is a curse, once used by the country of Ferenor to do marvelous things, but it destroyed them—or at least that’s what the stories say.  Bert is an orphan who … Continue reading

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Book Review – The Stone Girl’s Story by Sarah Beth Durst

By Awnali Mills Long ago, Father carved Mayka and her animal companions from stone.  But Father is long dead now, and over time their marks, the marks that keep them alive and functioning, are fading.  When Turtle finally quits moving, … Continue reading

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Book Review – The Book of Boy by Catherine Murdock

By Awnali Mills Hunchbacked Boy is a simple goatherder, who works for a terribly injured lord.  When a pilgrim comes and spots Boy’s ability to climb, he buys Boy’s services and takes him on a pilgrimage through medieval Europe, on … Continue reading

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Book Review – The Guns Above by Robyn Bennis

By Awnali Mills Things are not looking up for Josette Dupre.  Her recent battle successes have earned her the ire of people who don’t want females in the military.  So what did they do?  Went and make her the first … Continue reading

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Book Review – Beast & Crown by Joel Ross

By Awnali Mills Jiyong is determined to do something meaningful with his life, and that something is to rescue his friend Sally’s brother, Chibo, from the magical tapestry weavers.  But to do so, he has to get to the city.  … Continue reading

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Book Review – William Wenton and the Impossible Puzzle by Bobbie Peers

By Awnali Mills William Wenton is a code-breaking genius, but nobody can know that.  His family is in hiding because of something that happened to his grandfather—but nobody will talk about that.  Still, William can’t resist solving The Impossible Puzzle, … Continue reading

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