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Book Review: Hollow City by Ransom Riggs

September 3, 1940. Ten peculiar children flee an army of deadly monsters. And only one person can help them-but she’s trapped in the body of a bird. The extraordinary journey that began in Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children continues as Jacob Portman and his newfound friends journey to London, the peculiar capital of the […]

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Book Review: Rule by Ellen Goodlet

Three girls. Three deadly secrets. Only one can wear the crown. The king is dying, his heir has just been murdered, and rebellion brews in the east. But the kingdom of Kolonya and the outer Reaches has one last option before it descends into leaderless chaos. Or rather, three unexpected options. Zofi has spent her […]

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Book Review: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

A horrific family tragedy sets sixteen-year-old Jacob journeying to a remote island off the coast of Wales, where he discovers the crumbling ruins of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. As Jacob explores its abandoned bedrooms and hallways, it becomes clear that the children who once lived here – one of whom was his own […]

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Book Review: Dragon’s Oath by P.C. Cast & Kristen Cast

The first in an enthralling new mini-series of novellas from the #1 bestselling authors of the House of Night, Dragon’s Oath tells the story behind the House of Night’s formidable fencing instructor – the love that will transform him, and the promise that will haunt him In early 19th century England, long before he’s a […]

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Getting to Know You: Why writing for “inclusion” and not “diversity”?

I don’t like the word diversity. I think it’s a misnomer. Diversity is a default setting. Whether anyone likes it or not, we are diverse. The issue is not and has never been with diversity. The issue is with inclusion. Human beings are very good at excluding diverse things. Not white? Not welcome. Gay? Get […]

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