Meet Me at Barnes and Noble

While waiting for a friend at Barnes and Noble, I decided to browse the science fiction aisles. Even though I was here a few days earlier, I found myself at the Star Trek “shelf”. Yes, I’m still a little disappointed there was only one shelf designated for all Star Trek books. After looking at the few books displayed, I rounded the corner to the next aisle. This section was full of fantasy and science fiction. My eyes looked at all the books lined up. I was a bit lost here because I normally don’t read science fiction/fantasy other than Star Trek and I don’t know of any authors in this genre.

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Review: The Whispering Road

The Whispering Road by author Livi Michael will, with no doubt, open up a whole new world for the reader. The two main characters, Joe and his sister Annie, are orphaned children who have escaped an intolerable living situation; a place where they were underfed and overworked. Once they are free, Joe decides the best place for them to hide is in the big city of Manchester. Annie’s hope is to find their mother there, but Joe is doubtful and just wants to escape the brutal existence of the orphanage life. Ultimately their journey to the big city is full of adventure as they meet some interesting characters along the way.

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Review: Magisterium

Magisterium is a mystery novel involving two separate divisions of the planet; the Rift or Magisterium and the Colloquium. The Magisterium is a place of magic, while the Colloquium is a modernized world of science; both worlds are unable to interact with one another. The main character of the story is Glenn Morgan and she lives in the Colloquium with her father, who is a scientist slash inventor. Her mother has disappeared, or as Glenn sees it, has abandoned them for some mysterious reason unknown to her.

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