Tag Archives: DavidBowie

Love, Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda

Book Rating:  4.95 out of 5 magical worlds where everything is made of Oreos. Movie Rating:  4.5 out of 5 kisses on the Ferris Wheel So, yeah, Simon the book is sweet and adorable and heartwarming, and the movie, though it has … Continue reading

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Symptoms Of Being Human

Jeff Garvin. Symptoms Of Being Human. New York: Balzer + Bray, 2016. Rating:  4.75 out of 5 lightsaber-blue eyes If only this book had come out earlier, or if I’d waited a bit longer, I could’ve added it to my … Continue reading

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Don’t say it’s true.

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The oddly touching story of a proto-muppet-Goblin (as written by a Python)

And now for something a bit different! I may have once or twice mentioned my love for a certain Jim Henson film starring David Bowie and Jennifer Connelly.  Well, last year, when my best friend asked me what I wanted … Continue reading

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Classic Juv/YA fantasy: The Princess and the Goblin

George MacDonald.  The Princess and The Goblin.  New York: William Morrow and Co., Inc., 1986 (a facsimile of the 1920 ed.).  208 pgs. I’m counting this in the Fairytale category of Quest the Second, in the Once Upon a Time … Continue reading

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Brian Selznick.  Wonderstruck.  New York:  Scholastic, 2011.  608 pages. A former wishlist book, inspired by the Waking Brain Cells review. See also the BookPage review of The Invention of Hugo Cabret, which describes Selznick’s early career and the inspiration for … Continue reading

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