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Maggie Among the Seneca by Robin Moore

I saw this book sitting out the library it picked it up because of the Native American theme. I brought it home for a read aloud because the jacket copy specifically said it was written to be read aloud.

Published: 1987

Genre: middle grade historical fiction

Length: 107 pages

Setting: Pennsylvania wilderness, 1770s

Summary: Short version: Maggie is captured and then adopted by a Seneca tribe Continue reading

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Cinder by Marissa Meyer

This is the first book in a series the kids have read and Miss Adventure has been trying to get me to read. I finally got around to it because I was looking for something a bit lighter to read.

Published: 2012

Genre: YA science fiction

Length: 387 pages

Setting: New Beijing, about 100 years in the future

Summary: Short version: Prince Kai has to deal with a plague while avoiding marriage to the Lunar Queen Continue reading


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The Collapsing Empire by John Scalzi

Tor gave out a copy of this book one month as their free ebook. I was in the mood for some science fiction to break up the Chinese epic historical fiction I’m reading.

Published: 2017

Genre: science fiction

Length: 336 pages

Setting: mostly End and Hub within the Interdependency, far future

Summary: Short version: The Flow is collapsing and so with the Interdependency Continue reading

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