Monthly Review – March 2018

Monthly Review – March 2018

The month has gone by quick and it’s definitely been a busy month for me! Things have finally been looking up and I’ve been feeling more optimistic this year. For the last couple of months I’ve been struggling to find steady work and juggling multiple part time jobs, plus freelance writing online. However! I got hired at a university for a salary position with benefits and an opportunity to go back for my masters degree. I’m so happy I could…

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Goblin Market

Goblin Market

Title: Goblin Market Author: Christina Rossetti Publisher: Franklin Watts Publication Date: 1862 Pages: 47 Format: Hardcover Source: Library Beautifully illustrated with pre-Raphaelite paintings by the author’s brother, this phantasmagoric poem about two girls seduced by lewd goblin men serving up forbidden fruits provides a lush and startling look into the depths of the Victorian psyche. “For there is no friend like a sister In calm or stormy weather; To cheer one on the tedious way, To fetch one if one…

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Herding Cats

Herding Cats

Title: Herding Cats (Sarah’s Scribbles #3) Author: Sarah Anderson Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing Publication Date: March 27, 2018 Pages: 112 Format: ARC / Ebook Source: NetGalley Sarah valiantly struggles with waking up in the morning, being productive, and dealing with social situations. Sarah’s Scribbles is the comic strip that follows her life, finding humor in living as an adulting introvert that is at times weird, awkward, and embarrassing. “If something is too harsh to say to someone else, maybe make…

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The Salt Line

The Salt Line

Title: The Salt Line Author: Holly Goddard Jones Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons Publication Date: September 5, 2017 Pages: 385 Format: ARC / Ebook, Hardcover Source: First to Read, Library How far will they go for their freedom—once they decide what freedom really means? In an unspecified future, the United States’ borders have receded behind a salt line—a ring of scorched earth that protects its citizens from deadly disease-carrying ticks. Those within the zone live safe, if limited, lives in a…

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An Enchantment of Ravens

An Enchantment of Ravens

Title: An Enchantment of Ravens Author: Margaret Rogerson Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books Publication Date: September 26, 2017 Pages: 304 Format: Hardcover Source: Library Isobel is an artistic prodigy with a dangerous set of clients: the sinister fair folk, immortal creatures who cannot bake bread or put a pen to paper without crumbling to dust. They crave human Craft with a terrible thirst, and Isobel’s paintings are highly prized. But when she receives her first royal patron—Rook, the autumn prince—she…

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