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Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Egypt – Morgan E. Moroney

★★★★ Though much has been lost to the sands of time, the magic of these stories, and the incredible artifacts that represent them, continue to inspire us today. Ancient Egypt was truly a wild time - from the flooding of the Nile to their innovative ways - the modern world will never forget the influence of… Continue reading Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Egypt – Morgan E. Moroney

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Deep Blue – Jennifer Donnelly

★ A Special Girl who happens to be a Princess who needs to Save The World from an Unspeakable Evil... What. A. Shocker. The twist is that this is all underwater . That's right. There's a mermaid secret society who uses magic to hide and protect their kingdoms. We follow Princess Serafina. In typical YA fashion, she loses… Continue reading Deep Blue – Jennifer Donnelly

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Over in the Woodland: A Mythological Counting Journey -Nicole Abreu & Shar Abreu, Susanna Covelli (illustrations)

★★★★★ Over in the Woodland, where the mythic creatures roam... A little griffin travels through a magical woodland during twilight - he flies past all sorts of creature families as they get ready for night. ...in the glimmer of the sun, Lived a bright father phoenix and his little phoenix one. From unicorns to dragons to cyclops… Continue reading Over in the Woodland: A Mythological Counting Journey -Nicole Abreu & Shar Abreu, Susanna Covelli (illustrations)

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Harry Potter: Newspapers, Proclamations, and Propaganda – Insight Editions

★★★ ½ This was an extremely brief look into the Harry Potter world and all of the interesting papers surrounding it. Honestly, I really did not know what to expect going in but this was an adorable little book. There were letters from Dolores Umbridge to Professor McGonagall about Harry's increasingly "rebellious" behavior, there were plenty of adds for… Continue reading Harry Potter: Newspapers, Proclamations, and Propaganda – Insight Editions

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Wildcard – Marie Lu

★★ That's the difference between the real and the virtual. Reality is where you can lose the ones you love. Reality is the place where you can feel the cracks in your heart. Oh. Good. Lawd. What is wrong with her??? To recap - rainbow-haired-tumblr-queen Emika Chen (also hacker-extraordinaire, brilliant strategist, adorably naive in just the right… Continue reading Wildcard – Marie Lu

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The Art of Harry Potter (Mini Book): Mini Book of Creatures – Insight Editions

★★★★ Wizards and Muggles may get most of the focus in the Harry Potter films, but the Wizarding World wouldn't be nearly as enchanting without the myriad of fantastic beasts that dwell within it. The Art of Harry Potter focuses exclusively on the concept design and early images of the most popular beasts featured in… Continue reading The Art of Harry Potter (Mini Book): Mini Book of Creatures – Insight Editions