Monthly Archives: April 2016

Gone Home

In this exploration game released in 2013 and set in 1995, you play as Kaitlin Greenbriar, a 21-year-old woman who’s just returned from traveling in Europe. Arriving in the middle of a rainy Oregon night, she finds her family’s home … Continue reading

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The Darkest Part of the Forest

Black, Holly. 2015. The Darkest Part of the Forest. New York: Little, Brown and Company. In this charming fantasy story, teen siblings Hazel and Ben negotiate romantic relationships, magical bargains, and pending adulthood in the dual worlds of Fairfold and … Continue reading

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The Marvels

Selznick, Brian. 2015. The Marvels. New York: Scholastic Press. This is a beautiful book. The writing is beautiful, the illustrations are beautiful, and the book itself as an object is beautiful. Author/illustrator Brian Selznick uses a unique storytelling style, with … Continue reading

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