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Little Sister by Barbara Gowdy - Review

In France, where I grew up, Little Sister would be at home in my favourite genre: le fantastique. As Wikipedia describes it: “What is distinctive about the fantastique is the intrusion of supernatural phenomena into an otherwise realist narrative.” Fantastique…

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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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The Voices in Between by Charlene Challenger, Fantasy Novel

The Voices in Between snatched my attention with its unusual, atypical heroine: fourteen years-old Adoni could have been drawn out from a bleak social documentary. She is a school failure and outcast. Her “bulging flesh” and her “brown skin and…

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