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Warehouse 13 (DVD)

Warehouse 13 stores and safeguards objects imbued with magical powers. Gandhi’s sandals bring a sense of peace, Marilyn Monroe’s hairbrush can turn your hair blond, an ancient Roman coin can erase memories. These objects can be healing, frivolous, or extremely dangerous, … Continue reading

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Dodger by Terry Pratchett

Dodger, a stand-alone novel by Terry Pratchett, is a quirky, adventurous, and wonderfully fun read for anyone who enjoys historical novels. The story takes place in an alternative Victorian London, where the protagonist not only meets Charles Dickens, but also … Continue reading

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The Elite by Kiera Cass

Following the first novel in the series (The Selection), The Elite takes readers deeper into the horrors of the Illea Society.  As America continues to uncover the truth behind her country’s beginnings, she is also forced to witness the violence … Continue reading

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The Selection by Kiera Cass

In a dystopian society where people are born into a numbered caste system, America Singer, a young musician, has fallen deeply, painfully, and irreversibly in love with a boy of a lower caste than herself. America’s and Aspen’s love consisted … Continue reading

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The Legacy Trilogy by Cayla Kluver

The Legacy Trilogy, by Cayla Kluver, is a fascinating fantasy story about two countries on the verge of war. Oddly enough, I read the third book in the series prior to the first (or second). It is a testament to … Continue reading

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The Space Between by Brenna Yovanoff

The Space Between is another stand-alone novel by Brenna Yovanoff. This novel follows two protagonists—Daphne, the daughter of Lilith and Lucifer, and Truman, a human boy. The novel switches between their perspectives and creates a world of illusion, deceit, evil, … Continue reading

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The Crystal Cave by Mary Stewart

The Crystal Cave, by Mary Stewart, is the first in her “Arthurian Saga”. Quite honestly, I devoured this book, which focuses on Merlin’s childhood, up until King Arthur is conceived. For people who enjoy Arthurian legend, classics, and history, this … Continue reading

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The Cabin in the Woods

At first I was reluctant to watch The Cabin in the Woods due to the fact that it had been categorized as “horror”. But I was convinced to watch it, as I was told it was much more than your … Continue reading

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Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling

I originally read the Harry Potter Series, by J. K. Rowling, as a child. I anticipated each novels release with that “it’s-never-ever-ever-going-to-get-here!” zeal that I had as a child. After waiting in line at the local bookstore, I would run … Continue reading

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Stardust (DVD)

Stardust, is a movie adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s novel, Stardust. It is a magical tale of a small town that borders a land of fantasy, where by the simple act of crossing a stone barrier, one can jump between the … Continue reading

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