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I Am Half-Sick of Shadows: A Flavia de Luce Novel

I am half-sick of shadows

Alan Bradley is quick! His last Flavia de Luce, A Red Herring Without Mustard, came out in February. Now we have another, this one a perfect addition to upcoming holiday displays. Flavia de Luce is an ideal mystery series for young adults that, in its fourth outing, has yet to flag in quality. Every entry […]



Move over Dan Brown, Simon Toyne has arrived! You have to love a novel where a major plot point hinges on apple seeds found in the stomach of a corpse. Not just apple seeds, but apple seeds inscribed with a message. (How does that work, exactly? Doesn’t it make you curious??)  And not just a […]

Teen Review, Seer of Sevenwaters

Seer of Sevenwaters

Today, something a little different. When Juliet Marillier’s Seer of Sevenwaters arrived for possible review, I could not find a librarian reviewer who had read all of the previous installments in the series. (I don’t know about you, but I tend to read the first two in a series, and as long as the reviews […]