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  1. Smoke and Fire


    April 18, 2015 by Reader's Connection

    Nicole McMillan is the head honcho of McMillan Suppression, a company that hires out to extinguish oil field fires. She was once out there herself, suppressing the fires, but was…

  2. 2 Poems by Jennifer Michael Hecht, with an appearance by Patti Smith


    April 16, 2015 by Reader's Connection

    I seem to have been neglecting National Poetry Month, but here goes: Jennifer Michael Hecht’s “Not Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening” and “The Spider” appear in her…

  3. You call this the Justice League? Where’s Aquaman? Where’s J’onn J’onzz?


    April 13, 2015 by Reader's Connection

    I loved the Justice League of America when I was a kid, and when I saw Justice League 3000. Volume 1, Yesterday Lives on the shelf at College Avenue Library, my heart…

  4. Don’t underestimate a mob of preteen girls.


    April 8, 2015 by Reader's Connection

    I’ve finished reading The Hybrid Chronicles, a three-novel series by Kat Zhang, and I loved it. I’ll start here with part of my 2012 review of the first novel. What’s Left…

  5. New Uses for Old Boyfriends


    April 6, 2015 by Reader's Connection

    When I announced that I was going to double the 2015 Read Harder Challenge, my colleague Jan commented: “This sounds like a lot of fun. Think I’ll try it too,…