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My Favorite Books of 2013

Can you believe it’s December already? I can’t. It took me a while to get over my denial and actually sit down to write this blog post. Here were my favorite books for kids and teens this year (not necessarily … Continue reading

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YA Book Review: The Diviners by Libba Bray

The Diviners by Libba Bray is about a group of teenagers with psychic powers that are emerging in response to an evil, supernatural presence in 1920s Manhattan. It’s part X-Men, part serial killer murder mystery, part Da Vinci Code, part … Continue reading

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My Favorite New-to-Me Children’s Books for 2010

Here are my favorite new-to-me children’s books this year, in order by author. Last year, I used Indiebound for this list, but for some unknown reason they deleted my account (?). Since then, I’ve been using Amazon Marketplace. Amazon.com Widgets … Continue reading

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Going Bovine by Libba Bray

Going Bovine by Libba Bray A weird, wacky ode to Don Quixote (free Kindle version). I might go so far as to call it a modern retelling, but I haven’t read Don Quixote book in so long that I’m not … Continue reading

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Best books of 2009 — of the ones I read anyway

Okay, so I was going to do this whole post about the best kid’s books I read this year, but while I was going through my list on goodreads, I started to get confused about my star rating system. Then … Continue reading

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A Great and Terrible Beauty

A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba Bray A Great and Terrible Beauty is a historical fiction/fantasy novel that takes place in the 1890s in England and centers on Gemma, a fifteen-year-old girl who witnesses her mother’s murder and discovers … Continue reading

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