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Book Review: The Graveyard Book, by Neil Gaiman

The Graveyard Book By: Neil Gaiman Published: September 30, 2008 The Rundown: “After the grisly murder of his entire family, a toddler wanders into a graveyard where the ghosts and other supernatural residents agree to raise him as one of their own.  Nobody Owens, known to his friends as Bod, is a normal boy.  He…… Continue reading Book Review: The Graveyard Book, by Neil Gaiman

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Review: The Miserable Mill (A Series of Unfortunate Events #4), by Lemony Snicket

The Miserable Mill (A Series of Unfortunate Events #4) By: Lemony Snicket (Daniel Handler) Published: April 15, 2000 The Rundown: The Baudelaire orphans are once again sent to a new guardian, a chain-smoking entrepreneur known as “Sir.” Sir, not being the paternal type, offers them a deal: work in his lumber mill, and he’ll protect…… Continue reading Review: The Miserable Mill (A Series of Unfortunate Events #4), by Lemony Snicket

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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: 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