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Out of the Silent Planet by C.S. Lewis
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Out of the Silent Planet by C.S. Lewis
" I am an atheist, but I have always found C.S. Lewis's writing to be the most compelling representation of Christianity in my life. Truly, his comforting representation of some cosmic, protective higher power pulls on my heartstrings.

But this story... " Read more of this review »
The Carter Family by Frank M. Young
" Anyone not named Frank M. Young or David Lasky should just ask for their GN's back from the Eisner comitee.
I have always been a fan of the band the Carter Family but, shy of June knew little about them.
If you want to experiencee how wonderful and... " Read more of this review »
Essex County Vol. 2 by Jeff Lemire
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Essex County Vol. 2 by Jeff Lemire
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An extraordinary read. Comics are the perfect medium for this story of an old man, stricken with dementia, drifting back and forth between a lonely present and a doomed past. He was a semiprofessional hockey player, once. His little brother, Vince--...more
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Comic Wars by Dan Raviv
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This is a shockingly good book. Compelling, with interesting (non-fictional) characters replete with conflict and tragic flaws. A must for comic book fans, who will feel an immediate attachment to the material, but also a wonderful primer on the worl...more
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"Tripp wrote: "For more Russell, read Swamplandia!, Matt. It's her novel that many thought could have won the Pulitzer last year, the year when the Pul...more "
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Vampires in the Lemon Grove by Karen Russell
Vampires in the Lemon Grove: Stories
by Karen Russell (Goodreads Author)
read in April, 2013
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This is a rare book; I'll definitely be seeking out Russell elsewhere.

This collection of short stories manages to be clever, creepy, funny, mean, and wise-- usually in turns, but sometimes several at once. The stories are brilliantly imaginative, and...more
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"Whoa! He told the story of this title at DPAC a few months ago. I didn't expect him to actually publish a book with this name. "
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