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  • Book Review: A Ride Worth Remembering

    December 11, 2018
    A Long Way Down (2017) Jason Reynolds But if the blood inside you is on the inside of someone else, you never want to see it on the outside of them. Will’s older brother Shawn was shot and killed the day before yesterday. Now 15-year-old Will is following “the rules” of the neighborhood: do not cry, do not snitch, but get revenge. With ...
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  • Book Review: Living Fossil or Mythic Beast?

    December 11, 2018
    The Essex Serpent (2017) Sarah Perry In Essex, England, during the winter of 1893, there is anxious speculation regarding persons and animals reported missing in the swirling waters of the River Blackwater. Some locals are certain it’s the return of a monstrous, legendary sea beast, but amateur naturalist Cora Seaborne believes it to be a “living fossil” ...
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