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  1. 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…

  2. 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…

  3. 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,…

  4. Poverty Creek Journal


    March 29, 2015 by Reader's Connection

    I’ve never been a runner, and never been attracted to books about running, but I was caught up by Thomas Gardner’s Poverty Creek Journal. His account of the year 2012…

  5. Go ahead, get in trouble.


    March 18, 2015 by Reader's Connection

    If you don’t like strange stories, you won’t be interested in Kelly Link’s new book, Get in Trouble, though I suppose you might enjoy “The Lesson.” There aren’t any ghosts…