Category Archives: Chris’ Reviews

Collected Stories of Frank O’Connor reviewed by Chris

Title: Collected Stories Author: Frank O’Connor Publisher: Open Road Media Date Published: August 12, 2014 Pages: 720 Source: NetGalley Disclaimer: ARC read via NetGalley and Open Road Media Certain places enter the imagination, and for whatever reason Ireland is one … Continue reading

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Bitter Almonds by Laurence Cosse reviewed by Chris

Title: Bitter Almonds Author: Laurence Cosse Translator: Alison Anderson Publisher: Europa Editions Release Date: April 9, 2013 Pages: 177 Copy: Personal A Novel Bookstore is one hell of a good, though flawed, novel. At a reader’s first glance, this book … Continue reading

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Baba Ali and the Clockwork Djinn reviewed by Chris

Title: Baba Ali and the Clockwork Djinn: A Steampunk Faerie Tale Authors: Danielle Ackley-McPhail and Day Al-Mohamed Publisher: Dark Quest LLC Date Published: June 4, 2014 Pages: 237 Source: Netgalley Disclaimer: ARC read via Netgalley. Everyone should know the story … Continue reading

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The Angry Little Puffin by Timothy Young reviewed by Christine

Title: The Angry Little Puffin Author and Illustrator: Timothy Young Release Date: Sept 28, 2014 Publisher: Schiffer Publishing LTD Pages: 40 Age Range: 5-8 Source: NetGalley Disclaimer: ARC via NetGalley Dear Angry Little Puffin or ALP, Tweet

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The Last Dragon by Jane Yolen reviewed by Chris

Title: The Last Dragon Author: Jane Yolen Art: Rebecca Guay Publisher: Dark Horse Books Published: 2011 Pages: 142 Source: Personal Copy This isn’t your daddy’s dragon slayer story. Just so you know. I think it is best to be up … Continue reading

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The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly by Sun-Mi Hwang

Title: The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly Author: Sun-Mi Hwang Translator: Chi-Young Kim Illustrator: Nomoco Publisher: Penguin Books Pages: 134 Release Date: Nov 13, 2013 Source: Personal Copy One wonders if Aesop knew how much of good thing he … Continue reading

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Stone Mattress by Margaret Atwood reviewed by Chris

Title: Stone Mattress Author: Margaret Atwood Publisher: Nan A. Talese (Random House) Pages: 272 Release Date: September 16, 2014 Source: NetGalley ARC Disclaimer: Digital ARC read via Netgalley. (And I shouted in glee when I read the email). The technique … Continue reading

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Crossover by Judith Eubank reviewed by Chris

Title: Crossover Author: Judith Eubank Publisher: Open Road Media Pages: 199 Release Date: April 1, 2014 (Original publication year 1984) Source: NetGalley ARC Disclaimer: ARC read via Netgalley invite. I am one of those readers who hated the Physic Book … Continue reading

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