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Haruki Murakamis Characters Grapple With Friendship and Aging, But His Stories Never Grow Old
Stapled onto an ephemeral present shaped by Lexus cars, Twitter, and transformational training, Murakami engages with timeless themes in his latest colourful tale. [30.Sep.14]
Share 'Belzhar' With the YA in Your Life, But Enjoy It Yourself, Too
Jam Gallahue and her English classmates are given journals to keep. But when they begin writing, something strange happens. [30.Sep.14]
Playing With Consistency Inconsistency: Jeff VanderMeer Takes Us into Area X
The adventurous Annihilation + the Raymond Chandler-like Authority + the existentialist Acceptance = the engaging Southern Reach Trilogy. [29.Sep.14]
'Cowboys and Indies' Is a Helluva Book That Will Become a Go-To Guide
Despite its awful title, Gareth Murphy's extensive and compelling tome is the kind of stuff that music nerds' dreams are made of. [29.Sep.14]
CONTEST: Alexandra Bracken's 'The Darkest Minds' Book Series + $100 Visa Gift Card
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The latest installment in Alexandra Bracken's The Darkest Minds book series is In the Afterlight, which releases October 28th. [29.Sep.14]
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Stapled onto an ephemeral present shaped by Lexus cars, Twitter, and transformational training, Murakami engages with timeless themes in his latest colourful tale. [30.Sep.14]
Jam Gallahue and her English classmates are given journals to keep. But when they begin writing, something strange happens. [29.Sep.14]
Despite its awful title, Gareth Murphy's extensive and compelling tome is the kind of stuff that music nerds' dreams are made of. [28.Sep.14]
While there's a fairy tale tone (think of the original ones, that don’t always have happily ever after endings), the characters are well developed and empathic. [28.Sep.14]
Throughout Strange Days Goodman displays elements of what the great Papa described as a “built in bullshit detector”. [26.Sep.14]
The People's Platform exposes the Internet's capitalist underbelly of exploitation, control and broken promises, while still managing to offer hope for an alternative. [26.Sep.14]
The father/son team of Jonathan and Jesse Kellerman debuts with an impressive novel that supplants expectations and enhances the legacy of both authors. [25.Sep.14]
The challenges of adulthood can alter the friendships we forge in childhood. [25.Sep.14]
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Reading heroine-driven young adult (YA) fiction, one can't help but wonder why stagnant views of women’s sexuality and societal roles prevail. [08.Sep.14]
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The adventurous Annihilation + the Raymond Chandler-like Authority + the existentialist Acceptance = the engaging Southern Reach Trilogy. [28.Sep.14]
Re:Print
Kelli Deeth’s characters, at the end of their wits and their youth, take the long, last painful look into their abating past, only to see themselves staring back at a fated future. [07.Sep.14]
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