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The Princess Bride

Rating: 5 Stars Age Recommendation: 15+ Warnings: Violence, Character Death, Torture Genres: Fantasy, Action and Adventure, Romance, Fiction Pages: 450 (Compact hardback version) “Now a great fool,” he began, “would place the poison in his own goblet, because he would know that only another great fool would reach first for what he was given. I am clearly not a great fool, so I will clearly not reach for your wine.” “That’s your final choice?” “No. Because you knew I was not a great fool, so you would know that I would never fall for such a trick. You would count…

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Centernia: “Return to the Castle”

Centernia

From the opening page of “Return to the Castle” by Rose Catherine Kahn, I was surprised by how well-written it was. The characterizations, setting, tone, and dialogue were all on point. I kept thinking that this book should be featured or published by a big name house. The author, Kahn, crafted a thoughtful narrative all on her own self-publishing this piece. “Return to the Castle” focuses on the intertwining lives of Misa, Teren, and Nico, all of whom live in Castle Aurumice (a fantastical place), and Jessica Vance Ravenwolfe, a normal high school student (living in a non-magical world). When Misa seeks…

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