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Dinotopia

Dinotopia

Kate Murray, Visual Editor

April 27, 2015

My dad’s favorite book to read to us kids when we were little was The Hobbit.  I, unfortunately, was a “bad kid” and just couldn’t get into it, so he read me a different book, and one that in my opinion is still much better.  Be aware, however, that there is a movie adaptation of this book a...

Iron Thorn in my side

Iron Thorn in my side

Kate Murray, Staff Reporter

November 26, 2014

In case you’ve forgotten, I choose what books to read based on the cover art and how steampunk the title font is.  I was skeptical of The Iron Thorn, by Caitlin Kittredge, because though it had a sufficiently steampunk font, I also found it in the young adult section of the library, an area notorious...

The Diviners

The Diviners

Kate Murray, Staff Reporter

November 25, 2014

My dad is a very picky reader.  He absolutely refuses to read any book that is part of an unfinished series, and thus I have made it my goal to trick him into reading as many unfinished series as possible.  I am a very good daughter.  The Diviners, by Libba Bray, is one of the books I made him read,...

Etiquette and Espionage

Etiquette and Espionage

Kate Murray, WEB Reporter

October 28, 2014

I realize I’ve said this a lot, but I’m gonna say it again; Etiquette and Espionage by Gail Carriger is the best book ever.  In honor of the third book in the series coming out November, 2014 I have decided to share the joy of this steampunk wonderland instead of keeping it all to myself like I...

A Natural History of Dragons

Books make nice hats.

Kate Murray, Staff Reporter

September 30, 2014

Ahem.  Dragons.  This book contains dragons, and if I didn’t have to write a full length article, I would leave my review at that.  However, since I do, there are a few other things I would like to say.   A Natural History of Dragons, by Marie Brennan, is the fictional biography of Lady Trent...