Book Escape in New West: Reviews & News

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Horror Lovers Reminisce: Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

My love of horror began early with family ghost stories and Maurice Sendak. One of my favourite books was Where the Wild Things Are, first published in 1963, and read … Continue reading

August 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

Book Review: Odd Thomas by Dean Koontz

“I see dead people,” states Odd Thomas. This line, also famous in the movie, The Sixth Sense, produced prior the Odd Thomas novel, seemed a bit overplayed. Odd Thomas though is very unique … Continue reading

August 7, 2012 · 1 Comment

Book Review – Neil Gaiman’s The Graveyard Book

What a completely charming book! Now I know why Neil Gaiman has won so many awards for this. The Graveyard Book is a children’s novel, but an adult would enjoy it … Continue reading

July 16, 2012 · 2 Comments

Book Review – A Certain Slant of Light by Laura Whitcomb

What is it with the fascination with the Young Adult [YA] genre of fiction nowadays? Do we want a faster pace in books as box office results illustrate we do … Continue reading

July 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

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