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Review: The Wide Window (A Series of Unfortunate Events #3), by Lemony Snicket

The Wide Window (A Series of Unfortunate Events #3) By: Lemony Snicket (Daniel Handler) Published: February 25, 2000 The Rundown: The Baudelaire orphans are sent to live with yet another obscure relative.  This begs the question: how many heretofore unknown relations do they have?  This time they’re sent to the paranoiac Josephine Anwhistle, whose house…… Continue reading Review: The Wide Window (A Series of Unfortunate Events #3), by Lemony Snicket

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Review: The Reptile Room (A Series of Unfortunate Events #2), by Lemony Snicket

The Reptile Room (A Series of Unfortunate Events #2) By: Lemony Snicket (Daniel Handler) Published: September 30, 1999 The Rundown: After being removed from Count Olaf’s clutches, the Baudelaire orphans are sent to live with another distant relative: the kindly herpetologist Dr. Montgomery Montgomery.  But just when the children think their lives are improving, their…… Continue reading Review: The Reptile Room (A Series of Unfortunate Events #2), by Lemony Snicket

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Review: Futuristic Violence and Fancy Suits, by David Wong

Futuristic Violence and Fancy Suits Author: David Wong (Jason Pargin) Published: October 6, 2015 The Rundown: Zoey Ashe never had much to do with her biological father, real estate tycoon Arthur Livingston.  Now that he’s died, she finds herself drawn into his world of mob bosses in fancy suits, internet trolls with superhuman enhancements, and…… Continue reading Review: Futuristic Violence and Fancy Suits, by David Wong

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Review: The Bad Beginning (A Series of Unfortunate Events #1), by Lemony Snicket

The Bad Beginning (A Series of Unfortunate Events #1) By: Lemony Snicket (Daniel Handler) Published: September 30, 1999 The Rundown: The three Baudelaire children are torn from their idyllic family life when their parents perish— in this sentence, “perish” means “are killed horribly”— in a house fire.  Violet, Klaus, and Sunny are sent to live…… Continue reading Review: The Bad Beginning (A Series of Unfortunate Events #1), by Lemony Snicket

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Review: The Fireman, by Joe Hill

  The Fireman By: Joe Hill Published: May 17, 2016 The Rundown: It’s the end of the world as we know it!  A new plague is sweeping the globe, and its name is Dragonscale: a spore that causes black markings to develop on your skin, right before you spontaneously combust.  Nurse Harper Grayson contracted the…… Continue reading Review: The Fireman, by Joe Hill