Growing Up Homesteading: A Review of Our Only May Amelia

Growing Up Homesteading: A Review of Our Only May Amelia

Have you ever wondered what life was like as a homesteader?  Living on a farm and working hard just to keep life going, all the while worrying about wild animals, severe weather, or a bad harvest?

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A Dark Look at the Near Future: A Review of Feed

A Dark Look at the Near Future: A Review of Feed

It's the future. The Internet has now become the Feed, an Inter-brain-net, and people surf the web, watch shows, and instant message one another without lifting a finger. Advantages? Everything you could ever want is yours if you just think about it -- provided you have the money to pay for it. Disadvantages? No one in America does anything -- anything -- but shop and watch.

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What to Do with Fear: A Review of Inkheart

What to Do with Fear: A Review of Inkheart

There are plenty of "unlikely hero" stories out there - books in which we root for an unconventional protagonist who has to overcome great odds to save the day. This is not really one of those books.  

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Fantasy World, Real People: A Review of The Whatnot

Fantasy World, Real People: A Review of The Whatnot

I like magic in stories. But I don't like everything-always-works-out-perfectly kinds of magic. Magic that makes the protagonist always certain of victory.  I mean, where's the struggle? Where's the suspense?

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