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The Chickens Are Coming!

The Toyminator, by Robert Rankin – This book is the sequel to The Hollow Chocolate Bunnies of the Apocalypse. If you’ve read that one, you know that it ends with Eddie Bear becoming mayor, and Jack being appointed an honorary … Continue reading

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Elvis and Oberon

Armageddon: The Musical, by Robert Rankin – The third Rankin book I’ve read and the fifth he wrote has yet another plot with apocalyptic themes. The intentionally and comically complicated story involves the planet Phnaargos, where the events on Earth … Continue reading

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My Mother, the Goose

While the name “Mother Goose” is now most closely associated with nursery rhymes, it was originally fairy tales that were attributed to the mysterious personage. While Charles Perrault’s 1695 book of fairy tales was properly called Histoires ou contes du … Continue reading

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I Still Read Books

The Homeward Bounders, by Diana Wynne Jones – This book adapts the idea of gods playing games with mankind, except here they’re not really gods, but demonic beings known as Them who banish anyone who interferes with their games to … Continue reading

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