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Review: Hiddensee

By on November 11, 2017

Hiddensee: A Tale of the Once and Future NutcrackerΒ is by Gregory Maguire, the author of Wicked. I’ve not read Wicked (although I’ve wanted to), so I was definitely looking…

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What We’re Reading: Halloween Edition

By on October 31, 2017

Here’s what the Literary Quicksand ladies have been reading/recommend to get into that Halloween spirit.











The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson is my favorite classic spooky book. Thinking…

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Review: Start Without Me

By on October 27, 2017

Imagine a couple dysfunctional families, Thanksgiving Day, and a concealed pregnancy resulting from infidelity, and you’ve got Start Without Me by Joshua Max Feldman.

The story happens over the course…

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Review: Paper Butterflies

By on October 26, 2017

Annie, another LQ contributor, works for a publishing company in Minneapolis and asked if one of us would be interested in reviewing the YA novel Paper Butterflies by Lisa…

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Review: The Lauras

By on October 22, 2017

This novel is about identity, growing up, complicated relationships, and wandering the country to discover and rectify old secrets, among other things. I thought it was really well done!