Girl Scouts Founder’s Day: Books for Mom & Daughter

October 31 is full of celebration! It’s Halloween. It’s Reformation Day. And for the Girl Scouts of the USA, it’s Founder’s Day, the day…

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Gracefully Grayson by Ami Polonsky

Gracefully Grayson is a compelling, heartrending piece of middle grade fiction that kept me reading, pretty much straight through, into the wee hours of…

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Man V. Nature by Diane Cook

I’ve been sitting on this review until the very last moment because I haven’t known where to begin. My head is spinning. Every time…

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Ten Places Books Have Made Me Want To Visit

1. Maine My parents are originally from Maine, and all of my extended family lives there. Even though I grew up as a Navy…

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Fluent Forever by Gabriel Wyner

I have a working knowledge of Italian, enough that I can read and write it, and I do fairly well when listening, too. But…

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