Book Review: The Bane Chronicles by Cassandra Clare

The Bane Chronicles by Cassandra Clare, Sarah Rees Brennan, and Maureen Johnson McElderry Books, 2013 Hardcover, 507 pages Synopsis: It's not easy being Magnus Bane. As a warlock, he's often called upon to fix the problems of others. His life has been long, and his loves have been many. And Magnus has a way of making sure … Continue reading Book Review: The Bane Chronicles by Cassandra Clare

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Book Review: The Color Purple by Alice Walker

The Color Purple by Alice Walker Mariner Books, 1982 Paperback, 288 pages Synopsis: Published to unprecedented acclaim, The Color Puple established Alice Walker as a major voice in modern fiction. This is the story of two sisters - one a missionary in Africa and the other a child wife living in the South - who sustain their … Continue reading Book Review: The Color Purple by Alice Walker

Book Review: Maus: A Survivor’s Tale by Art Spiegelman

Maus: A Survivor's Tale by Art Spiegelman Pantheon Hardcover, 296 pages Synopsis: Combined for the first time here are Maus I: A Survivor's Tale and Maus II - the complete story of Vladek Spiegelman and his wife, living and surviving in Hitler's Europe. By addressing the horror of the Holocaust through cartoons, the author captures the … Continue reading Book Review: Maus: A Survivor’s Tale by Art Spiegelman