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Review: The Palace of Glass (The Forbidden Library #3), by Django Wexler

Alice and Ending have been working on a plan to exact vengeance against Geryon for the careless killing of Alice’s father. Under Ending’s tutelage, Alice has been learning to Write, to start to construct her own spells. It’s going to … Continue reading

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Review: The Mad Apprentice (The Forbidden Library #2), by Django Wexler

It’s been six months since Alice moved to the Library and began her training as a Reader, and in that time she’s acquired more powers, but little information on her father’s fate. Geryon doesn’t seem especially motivated to look into … Continue reading

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Review: The Forbidden Library (The Forbidden Library #1), by Django Wexler

Twelve-year-old Alice is a stickler for the rules. She certainly wasn’t trying to eavesdrop when, late one night, she overheard her father’s heated conversation with a fairy, and about her, of all things. Nor could she find it in her … Continue reading

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Review: The Neverending Story, by Michael Ende

Like most of my generation, I grew up watching the film adaptation of The Neverending Story. I watched it until it was seared into my memory — and probably into my mother’s — and wanted a trip to Fantastica and … Continue reading

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