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Lucifer Book One - Mike Carey

Book Review: Lucifer, Book One – Mike Carey et al

Reviewed by Michael Minneboo Once upon a time, well actually in the nineteen nineties, writer Neil Gaiman enriched the comic book world with his series  The Sandman, a wonderful series I’ve written about before. Lucifer Morningstar, aka the Devil, the …

Remembrance (Mediator #7) - Meg Cabot

Book Review: Remembrance – Meg Cabot

Reviewed by Dennis Menard Being a man in the latest-most “autumn” of what might be called “middle age” I am not big on chick-lit and I was not now inclined to start with it. However, while spring cleaning I found …

After Alice - Gregory Maguire

Book Review: After Alice – Gregory Maguire

Reviewed by Dennis Menard I did not much like After Alice, although I would have liked to. More than a decade ago an uncorrected proof of the not yet published Wicked fell into my hands which I read with relish …

The Nest (US cover) - Cynthia D'Aprix-Sweeney

Book Review: The Nest – Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney

Reviewed by Dennis Menard One phrase I have learned to avoid like the proverbial plague in book blurbs is the remark that it was “laugh out loud funny.” Too often this means it is merely farcical. Hence it is seldom …