The Last Neanderthal by Claire Cameron - Review

Have you seen movie The Quest For Fire (1981)? It features a group of prehistoric humans trying to re-acquire fire after they lost it in a battle. Their language is rudimentary and they mostly act like beasts. Although the movie…

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Creatures of the Rock by Andrew Peacock - review

Recently, memoirs have been all I wanted to read. After reading A Mother’s Reckoning by Sue Klebold, the mother of a teenaged mass-shooting perpetrator, and The Education of Augie Merasty, a residential school memoir, I decided for something a bit…

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Book Review: The Bear by Claire Cameron

I was intrigued by The Bear by Claire Cameron as soon as I saw it on a bookstore shelf: a very simple book cover which features the silhouette of two young children contrasting with the huge title, written in awkward,…

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As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust (Flavia de Luce #7) by Alan Bradley, Mystery Book

 I don’t even want to talk about it except to say OMG WTF.  (Alison MacCarty about this book) Indeed. I wanted a mystery for a change and picked As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust for the never-ending praises about the Flavia…

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