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May…

Usually May is reserved for miscellany.  Any books that I didn’t quite finish in time for their monthly post, things that didn’t quite match up with their intended theme and of course, things I’d been dying to read and review … Continue reading

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Girls! Girls! Girls!

It is a terribly common thing to publish a book with the word girl in the title.  Many of these books are actually adult books about women, in which case the word girl grates a bit. But around these parts, … Continue reading

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Gone to the Dogs

Given the giant picture of my dog’s nose pressed inside a book, it’s probably no secret that I love dogs.  But as I have mentioned before, I’m never quite as sold on dog books.  This is probably because when I … Continue reading

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Where Do You Find Love?

Like many teens, I liked reading about love. I loved the classics: Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy, Anne and Gilbert, Betsy Ray and Joe Willard. You see, I’m old enough that YA wasn’t really a thing the way it is … Continue reading

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Reading Rut

Somewhere over the past few months, I got off track.  At first, reading, writing and processing were just physically too much, the casualties of my body needing to do all of its work recovering and none of its work actually … Continue reading

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What’s Happening

So.  November didn’t exactly turn out to be as bookish as I’d hoped.  And that is in no way the fault of the subject I chose.  I have lots of great books about Native American characters out from the library. … Continue reading

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Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month, which could not be better timing as far as I’m concerned.  I’ve been avidly following recommendations from Debbie Reese, who writes over at American Indians in Children’s Literature.  Before last month, I had reviewed … Continue reading

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A Curious Tale of the In-Between

A Curious Tale of the In-Between by Lauren DeStefano Looking for your next stay-up-late, just-a-minute-mom, only-one-more-chapter-I-swear, read?  Look no further. The circumstances of Pram’s birth have left her a bit different. As long as could remember she’s been able to … Continue reading

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Ghosts in the House!

Ghosts in the House! by Kazuno Kohara It’s possible that this is the cutest book about ghosts ever made.  If you want to send a little Halloween treat in the mail to a small child you know, this is just … Continue reading

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Spoooooooooky

I DO THIS FOR YOU.  I am easily the most fraidy of fraidy cats but it is October after all, and as much as I would like to indulge my constant and deep longing for all witch books all the … Continue reading

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