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I am Here to Kill Dragons and Chew Bubble Gum… A Review of Smoke Eaters by Sean Grigsby

I Am Here to Kill Dragons and Chew Bubble Gum.. And I am All Out of Bubble Gum When dragons rise from the earth, firefighters are humanity’s last line of defence, in this wild near-future fantasy. Book Synopsis Firefighter Cole Brannigan is on the verge of retirement after 30 years on the job, and a decade fighting dragons. But during …

First Chapter, First Paragraph Finding Baba Yaga: A Short Novel in Verse by Jane Yollen

First Chapter, First Paragraph Finding Baba Yaga: A Short Novel in Verse By Jane Yollen First Chapter, First Paragraph You Think You Know This Story You think you know this story. You do not. You think it is about a princess who runs from a wicked king. It is not. You think it is about a charming prince who rescues, …

Graphic Novel Review of They Called Us Enemy by George Takei (co-writer), Justin Eisinger (co-writer), Steven Scott (co-writer), Harmony Becker (Artist)

“Years later, the trauma of those experiences continued to haunt me. Most Japanese Americans from my parents’ generation didn’t like to talk about the internment with their children. As with many traumatic experiences, they were anguished by their memories and haunted by shame for something that wasn’t their fault. Shame is a cruel thing. It should rest on the perpetrators …