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F. Scott Fitzgerald ‘s Fiction and Self-Creation

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Ernest Hemingway referred to Fitzgerald as "the great tragedy of talent in our bloody generation." Read More »

Book Review: ‘Being Mortal’ by Atul Gawande

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The author of Being Mortal, a doctor himself, provides a thought-provoking examination of the issues and choices confronted at the end of life. Read More »

Flash Fiction: The Readers

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They would sit outside during the summer months on their covered porch, each one of them reading a book for hours at a time. Read More »

Book Review:’The Fault in our Stars’ by John Green

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Throughout the story there is a beauty and humor, a ‘candle in the wind’ for each of those whose lives have been touched by cancer. Read More »

Interview: K. Madill, Author of ‘Mandamus and Luco – The Stolen Herd’

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I think I was bitten by the storytelling bug after reading Maurice Sendak’s 'Where the Wild Things Are.' A forest growing in my room, a private boat followed by a wild rumpus? Yes please! Read More »

Interview: Faye Rapoport DesPres, Author of ‘Message from a Blue Jay’

"I rarely think of the financial side of things when I define success."

Faye Rapoport was born in New York City and has lived in upstate New York, Colorado, England, and Israel. She earned Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees from Brandeis University and the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry before starting a career writing for environmental organizations. After becoming a full-time and freelance journalist, she also built a ... Read More »

Blogcritics’ Book Shelf: New Releases

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Selections from Blogcritics Books mailbag: A new weekly feature. Read More »

Comic Review: ‘My Hero? An UglyDoll Comic’ by Sun Min Kim, David Horvath, Travis Nichols, Ian McGinty, DevilRobots, Junko Mizuno

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A quirky look at the world of superheros from an UglyDoll point of view. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Slime and All’ by Janet Ann Collins

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I enjoyed reading Slime and All by Janet Ann Collins. The story introduces children to the truth that it’s okay to be different. The main character Lump is a large, talking, and spunky worm.  Lump feels rejected when the other farm animals all run away from him. Lump makes a smart decision by leaving the farm in search of new adventures ... Read More »

Comic Review: ‘Eat Dat!’ by Sun-Min Kim, David Horvath, Travis Nichols and Ian McGinty

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A fun look at the world of food with the help of monsters. Read More »