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Who wants to read when you can color? Ron Charles does a deep dive into the joys of adult coloring books.
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I am sooo into coloring books. I've bought one. I have one page 1/2 colored. My first coloring book isn't the right one.
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Glad to be back. 
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Reviewed a moving novel today by Michel Faber called "The Book of Strange New Things." It's a curious mix of science fiction and spirituality.
A Christian minister is sent to a distant planet to bring Jesus to the aliens.
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You don't have to wonder anymore: "10 Signs That She's a Witch." So helpful.... #feminism #Halloween
A helpful quiz to find out if there's a witch in your midst.
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"The Lushness of It" -- octopus love -- starts at 59:50.

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“Here, There are Blueberries” starts at 1:15:40

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JK Rowling is back with "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child." Here's the low-down from the Totally Hip Video Book Review: https://www.washingtonpost.com/video/entertainment/ron-charles-previews-the-play-harry-potter-and-the-cursed-child/2016/07/28/875399ba-54ee-11e6-b652-315ae5d4d4dd_video.html
Ron Charles previews the play "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" by Jack Thorn and based off of a story by J.K. Rowling.
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Latest episode of The Totally Hip Video Book Review: "Harry Potter and the Cursed Review":
Ron Charles previews the play "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" by Jack Thorn and based off of a story by J.K. Rowling.
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Arrggggg! Here's a Totally Hip Video Book Review of Daniel Handler's new novel, "We Are Pirates": 

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Today we posted our Best Books of 2014 feature -- fiction, nonfiction, graphic novels, audiobooks and several new genre lists.
A great year in fiction and nonfiction.
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For those who can't get enough Harry Potter....
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  • Washington Post
    Book World Deputy Editor and Fiction Critic, 2005 - present
  • Christian Science Monitor
    Book Editor, 1998 - 2005
  • Principia College
    English professor, 1986 - 1992
  • John Burroughs School
    English teacher, 1992 - 1998