“Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.”

― Neil Gaiman, Coraline

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Dark Star by Bethany Frenette

Title: Dark Star Loved it Graded Author: Bethany Frenette Genre: Fantasy, Superheroes Publisher: Disney-Hyperion Elements: Superpowers Series: Book 1 of the Dark Star series Audrey Whitticomb has nothing to fear. Her mother is the superhero Morning Star, the most deadly crime-fighter in the Twin Cities, so it’s hard for Audrey not to feel safe. That is, until she’s lured into the sweet night air… Read more →

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[Media Invite] Metropolitan Festival Orchestra’s Bridging Frontiers Concert

Title: Bridging Frontiers Concert Loved it Graded Orchestra: Metropolitan Festival Orchestra Conductor: Chan Tze Law Erhu Soloists: Ling Hock Siang and Wilson Neo Horn Soloist: Han Chang Chou Location: Esplanade Concert Hall This highly-anticipated production allows audiences to relive the awesome experience of the full-length Academy Award-winning motion picture projected on a giant screen and complete with Howard Shore’s iconic soundtrack… Read more →

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Singapore National Stadium Opening: World Club 10s Rugby 2014

  I had the pleasure of attending the World Club 10s Rugby, the first sports (and pulic) event at the new National Stadium at the Singapore Sports Hub earlier this Saturday. A short disclaimer: I know next to nothing about the rugby union or its variants, so I went in pretty much blind. A quick Google search showed that the… Read more →

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The Paladin Prophecy by Mark Frost

Title: The Paladin Prophecy Loved it Graded Author: Mark Frost Genre: Urban Fantasy Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers  Elements: Paladins Series: Book 1 of the Paladin Prophecy series Will West is careful to live life under the radar. At his parents’ insistence, he’s made sure to get mediocre grades and to stay in the middle of the pack on his cross-country team.… Read more →