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Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones

Though I haven’t seen the anime in years, this has been one of my favorites from the director since the first time I saw the movie. I’ve always known, sort of in the back of my head, that it was … Continue reading

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The Namarielle (Chronicles of Lashai Book 1) by Julien Jamar

This is truly an epic fantasy tale with complex characters who don’t always make the right decisions, but they usually fail for reasons we can see and sympathize with. Each of the main cast has gone against tradition in some … Continue reading

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Timekeepers: How the World Became Obsessed with Time by Simon Garfield

This book is one man’s fixation on time through the ages, something that neither diminishes his interesting stories and bits of time-related histories, nor prevents the discovery of fascinating notes begging to be shared. I also appreciate how the impact … Continue reading

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Vulnerable by Patricia Loofbourrow

I have a soft spot for stories about people who are trying to live normal lives while the wealthy and well positioned go about rewriting the rules in their favor. Vulnerable is a short work set in the world of … Continue reading

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Daughters of the Storm by Kim Wilkins

This is a complicated book full of manipulators both working toward what they believe to be good and for their own selfish purposes. There is a large cast, most of whom I’d consider unlikeable, but there is no question that … Continue reading

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