Book Reviews

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Review: A Discovery of Witches

by Deborah Harkness

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“Are we expecting visitors? The house thinks we are.”
“You’re joking! The house hasn’t added a room since the last family reunion.”

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Review: The Demon King

by Cinda Williams Chima

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‘Why do we need to know what happened before we were born?’ 
‘So hopefully we get smarter and don’t make the same mistakes again.’

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Review: Ready Player One

by Ernest Cline

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“I was watching a collection of vintage ’80s cereal commercials when I paused to wonder why cereal manufacturers no longer included toy prizes inside every box. It was a tragedy, in my opinion. Another sign that civilisation was going straight down the tubes.” 

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Review: Jane Eyre

by Charlotte Brontë

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“Women are supposed to be very calm generally: but women feel just as men feel; they need exercise for their facilities, and a field for heir efforts, as much as their brothers do…”
-Page 150

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Review: Hunting Prince Dracula

by Kerri Maniscalco

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“Perhaps it was time for fathers to teach their sons how to behave around young women. They were not born superior, no matter how society falsely conditioned them. We were all equals here.” 

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