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Dragons of Spring Dawning

The End of an Era Authors: Margaret Weis & Tracy Hickman The companions have faced death and now they face betrayal and the dark power of Takhisis’ amassing armies. In Dragons of a Spring Dawning the Dragonlance Chronicles trilogy reaches its powerful conclusion. We have been following it from our beleaguered heroes’ strange meeting in the Inn of the Last Home all the way through their perilous quest and into the first loss. Now, they are inching closer to the heart of Takhisis’ evil empire and to answers they may not be able to stand. Armed now with a dragonlance and [...]

2022-05-17T18:59:54-07:00May 17th, 2022|Tags: , , , , , |

House of Leaves

An Endless House, a Childhood Secret Author: Mark Z. Danielelewski I remember prowling through Barnes and Noble as a teen and invariably running across House of Leaves, picking it up, and flipping through to see the bizarre format: words stair stepping down pages, inverted, magnified, split. This layout, among other things, gained House of Leaves its notoriety. At the bookstore I’d always read the back cover, flirt with the idea of buying the book and seeing what all the fuss was about, but I’d always end up putting it right back on the shelf and walking away. I was discouraged by [...]

2022-05-13T16:41:26-07:00May 13th, 2022|Tags: , , , |

Dance of the Dead

Of Zombies and Love Author: Christie Golden Larissa Snowmane is the lead dancer on La Demoiselle du Musarde, a riverboat that travels the dangerous mists, port to port, bringing entertainment. Growing up onboard this boat, Larissa only vaguely remembers her father, a man who abandoned her. Captain Dumont has taken his role as her defacto uncle seriously, however, and despite the rough ports La Demoiselle frequents and some of its less than savory business, Larissa has maintained her innocence and naïve trust. But it’s time for her to grow up, because Dumont has bided his time. He wants Larissa as [...]

2022-05-11T18:30:15-07:00May 11th, 2022|Tags: , , , , |