Review: American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang

. . American Born Chinese consists of three tandem narratives. A second generation immigrant and the only Chinese-American student at his new school in a predominantly…

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Review: Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

   Title: FangirlAuthor: Rainbow RowellPublisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Released:September 2013 Source:I borrowed a copy of this book from my local library. Find it on:    …

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The Year of Learning Dangerously by Quinn Cummings

In The Year of Learning Dangerously, Quinn Cummings chronicles her family’s decision to take her daughter out of public school and homeschool for a…

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Review: Packing for Mars by Mary Roach

   Title: Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the VoidAuthor: Mary RoachPublisher: W. W. Norton & Company Released:August 2, 2010 Source:I…

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Walker Memorial Library in Westbrook, Maine

My late grandmother lived in the heart of downtown Westbrook, Maine in a beautiful house on Main Street. We lived with her off and…

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Audiobook Review: The World of Saki by H.H. Munro (Saki)

Title: The World of SakiAuthor/Narrator: H.H. Munro (Saki)/Alexander SpencerPublisher: Recorded BooksReleased: 1983Source: borrowed from local library Amazon | Goodreads Synopsis (from Amazon): This volume…

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Small Fry Saturday: The Frogs and Toads All Sang

Small Fry Saturday is a meme inspired by The Well-Read Redhead, showcasing books our children enjoy. This week’s pick is: Title: The Frogs and…

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The Composer Is Dead by Lemony Snicket

Title: The Composer Is DeadAuthor: Lemony SnicketPublisher: HarperCollinsReleased: March 2009Source: borrowed from local library Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Goodreads Synopsis: There’s dreadful…

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Postcard Blogging Exchange: My Local Library

Book Bloggers International has created a new meme called Postcard Blogging Exchange. This month’s theme is Show Us Your Local Library. My local library…

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Library Finds

Yesterday was an overcast, rainy day. C and I went to the library for an hour or so to avoid feeling cooped up in…

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