Pas de Deux: Indi Reviews

“Pas de Deux a music box for two” – our dance by the light of the moon, Indi reviews

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Cathie Sue: “The Notorious Pagan Jones” by Nina Berry
Jenny: “The Great Trouble: A Mystery of London, the Blue Death, and a Boy Called Eel” by Deborah Hopkinson
Adrienne: “Ask the Maester” by Jason Concepcion, Grantland – spoiler-free questions and in-depth answers regarding “Game of Thrones.”

Paper Towns by John Green

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Paper Towns” (Wikipedia entry) by John Green (Author website), Movie website with trailer

Questions About Paper Towns (SPOILERS)

Mental Floss declares “John Green Day

Nerdfighters

Hank Green, John’s brother

Our review of “The Fault in Our Stars

Anything Can Happen: Indi Reviews

Words of truth: “Listen to the mustn’ts, child. Listen to the don’ts. Listen to the shouldn’ts, the impossibles, the won’ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me … Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.”

 

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Emily – “Displacement: A Travelogue” by Lucy Kninsley
Kelly – “All Our Worlds: Diverse Fantastic Fiction” website by Kate Diamond
Jenny – “Words with Wings” by Nikki Grimes
Cathie Sue – “Whose Tools?” by Toni Buzzeo and Jim Datz
Adrienne – “Bill Withers: The Soul Man Who Walked Away” by Andy Greene, Rolling Stone, April 14, 2015, and
15 Best Moments at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2015 Induction.”

The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black

The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black

The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black

The Darkest Part of the Forest” by Holly Black.

Black’s website, http://blackholly.com/
Tam Lin legend on Wikipedia (with a collection of links to the story adaptations)

Red Balloon: Indi Review

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Emily – “Walk on Earth a Stranger” by Rae Carson
Jenny – “Bunny’s Lessons” by Harriet Ziefert & Barroux
Kelly – “Perilous Gard” by Elizabeth Marie Pope
Cathie Sue – “Why is Milk White?” by Alexa Coelho & Simon Quellen Field
Adrienne – “Carry On” by Rainbow Rowell (due October 6)

 

Changed a Few Times: Indi Reviews

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Adrienne – “Seraphina” by Rachel Hartman. The second book in the series is “Shadow Scale.”

Karl – “The KS Talk Books” YouTube reviews by two children

Kelly – “The Toast” website. Also mentioned, “The Butter,” and “The Hairpin

Fairies: Indi Review

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One emotion at a time. Here are our indi reviews.

Adrienne – Slate’s doubleX Podcast on the Panoply Network (warning this podcast is intended for mature audiences)

Karl – “House of Leaves: A Novel” by Mark Z. Danielewski

Kelly – author Nnedi Okorafor. Books mentioned during the podast: “Akata Witch,” “Zahrah the Windseeker,” “Shadow Speaker,” “Kabu Kabu,” “Who Fears Death,” and “Lagoon.” Visit Okorafor’s website for more of her books with annotations.

 

No Intro: Indi Reviews

And, we jump right in with our indi reviews!

 

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Karl – “Science Verse” by Jon Scieskza and Lane Smith

Jenny – “Mr. Squirrel and the Moon” by Sebastian Mechenmoser

Adrienne – John Green’s “Eighteen Books You Probably Haven’t Read” on YouTube,