Mesmerized: How Ben Franklin Solved a Mystery that Baffled All of France

Mesmerized: How Ben Franklin Solved a Mystery that Baffled All of France

In the late 1700s in Paris, France, a certain Dr. Mesmer claims to have access to a mysterious force which, with one wave of a wand, can cure illness, make people twitch or feel flames, and cause people to taste any flavor...

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Battlesaurus: Rampage at Waterloo

Battlesaurus: Rampage at Waterloo

Battlesaurus is a historical fiction, with a heavy emphasis on fiction. The story is loosely based on the battle of Waterloo, and the author notably attempts to impart knowledge about how things were in 19th-century Europe. But the true focus of the book is an alternate reality in which the world still has dinosaurs, and all the danger and excitement that comes with it. The story begins in a small village, and follows a young protagonist, Willem, who aspires to be a magician like his father, who had disappeared long ago, having lost favor with Napoleon. The village is attacked by a giant dinosaur, the likes of which Europe had never seen, and Willem is forced to use a trick he has picked up to tame the smaller "saurs" native to Europe. Word spreads of his ability just as Napoleon's battles...

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The Story of Diva and Flea

The Story of Diva and Flea

Diva, a very small dog who lives at 11 Avenue Le Play in Paris, feels safe in her garden even though big feet might step on her. Flea, a cat who lives on the street, loves to explore and has adventures every day. One-day Flea’s travels go past Diva’s garden and the two strike up a friendship. Flea regales Diva with stories of the wide world and eventually convinces her to take a few small steps to see the tower that pierces the sky. In return Diva introduces Flea to the wonders of the indoors like food that out for the taking and brooms that don’t chase you away. Together the pair discover new worlds as they face down their greatest fears and Diva learns to confront the feet entering her garden...

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