Review — A Line to Kill by Anthony Horowitz

Front cover of the book A Line to Kill by Anthony Horowitz A Line to Kill
By: Anthony Horowitz
Release Date: August 19, 2021
Publisher: Harper
Series: Hawthorne and Horowitz Mystery #3
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Prolific author and television writer Anthony Horowitz brings readers another easily devourable installment to his Hawthorne and Horowitz Mystery series. A Line to Kill is the third book to be released, the first two being The Word is Murder and The Sentence is Death respectively.

A Throwback Thursday Review — The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson

The front cover of the novel The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson The Haunting of Hill House
By: Shirley Jackson
Release Date: October 16, 1959
Publisher: Penguin
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Shirley Jackson’s The Haunting of Hill House is probably one of the best-known horror novels of the last century. Master storyteller Shirley Jackson spins a tale in this novel that many modern readers may not expect to find, especially depending on which movie adaptation of this classic tale they may have seen.

Review — The Nature of Middle-Earth

The Nature of Middle-Earth
By: J.R.R. Tolkien; Carl F. Hostetter (editor)
Release Date: September 2, 2021
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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There are a plethora of books exploring aspects of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle-Earth. From essay collections by modern-day linguists and scholars to compendiums of fragments of stories and lore, a great deal of supplemental material exists for fans of The Lord of the Rings. The latest addition to this collection is The Nature of Middle Earth, edited by Carl F. Hostetter.

AnimeNYC 2021 – the Good, the Bad, and the Clusterfuck

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After more than a year of online-only events big and small, many fans were itching for a return to normalcy. Despite huge strides in inclusivity online-only events have brought about, there is something wonderful about meeting friends you’ve only ever interacted with online in person, or for me, meeting up with editors, managers, and other staff I normally don’t get see in person across the manga and anime world.

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