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Review: Emperor Norton’s Treasure Hunt by William Durkin and Shayne Durkin

★★★★★ Emperor Norton's Treasure Hunt by William Durkin and Shayne Durkin

In 1955, a year when the American Dream was fresh and alive, the San Francisco Chronicle had stiff competition to remain in business amidst the city’s infamous newspaper wars. Under tremendous pressure to succeed, an idea is born – like a diamond from coal: a treasure hunt.…

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Review: Handy Andy Saves the World by E.J. Altbacker

★★★★½ Handy Andy Saves the World by E.J. Altbacker

Handy Andy Saves the World by E.J. Altbacker is about handyman Andy who saves the Earth from a marauding band of aliens. Considered the “best” handyman, according to what’s written on the side of his truck, the aliens beam him up to fix their broken spaceship.…

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