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Eichmann in Jerusalem:  A Report on the Banality of Evil

Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil

As reviewed by Johnny Carrol Sain “It is indeed my opinion now that evil is never ‘radical,’ that it is only extreme, and that it possesses neither depth nor any demonic dimension. It can overgrow and lay waste the whole world precisely because it spreads like a fungus on the surface. It is ‘thought-defying,’ as […]

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June 1, 2019 | By More
The Art of Falling

The Art of Falling

As reviewed by Chris McNEAL The Art of Falling begins when Penelope Sparrow, a ballet dancer, wakes up trapped in a hospital bed and an unresponsive body. She fell fourteen stories from her apartment balcony, but no one knows why. In the subsequent pages, author Kathryn Craft takes the reader back and forth through Sparrow’s […]

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Real Magic: Ancient wisdom, modern science,  and a guide to the secret power of the universe

Real Magic: Ancient wisdom, modern science, and a guide to the secret power of the universe

    As reviewed by David Underwood While I readily admit to being a “science geek,” it isn’t necessary to be a geek to enjoy this book. I did find the title to be somewhat disconcerting because of the words “secret power of the universe.” If I hadn’t read previous works by Dr. Radin, as […]

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Woe to Live On

Woe to Live On

Every now and then you stumble across one of those books. Maybe it was suggested by a friend. Maybe you’ve read the author’s previous work and yearned for more. But whatever brings you to the book, you know within just a few pages that this is one that’s going to stick with you. A magnetic […]

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March 1, 2019 | By More
Eat What You Watch

Eat What You Watch

Book by Andrew Rea Reviewed by Danielle Housenick I have a confession. I’m addicted to cookbooks. The uniform lists of ingredients, measurements, step-by-step instructions and glossy photographs of tempting foods pull me in and show me what is possible if I only julienne, broil, whisk or sous vide. Only one problem – I don’t cook. […]

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The War That Saved My Life

The War That Saved My Life

Author: Kimberly Brubaker Bradley Reviewed by: Paige Housenick, age 10 and a member of the Tween Book Club who meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month at Dog Ear Books. At age 10 Ada Smith has never gone to school, ridden in an automobile, or even left her flat. Born with a clubfoot, Ada’s Mam […]

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