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Book Review: Kitty Hawk and the Curse of the Yukon Gold By Iain Reading

KITTY HAWK AND THE CURSE OF THE YUKON GOLD Kitty Hawk Flying Detective Agency #1 By: Iain Reading Published: December 3, 2012 Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform Fiction/YA/Mystery If you have an independent, spunky tween that is looking for a new series to read, this Kitty Hawk series might just be for them. Kitty Hawk…
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Book Review: Brown Girl Dreaming By Jacqueline Woodson

BROWN GIRL DREAMING By: Jacqueline Woodson Published: August 28, 2014 Publisher: Nancy Paulson Books Nonfiction/Memoir/Poetry When you see a book full of these stickers on the cover, you know it must be something great.  I snagged it during our school’s Scholastic Book Sale this fall and figured I could read it and so could our…
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Books that Came My Way in November

November ended up being even busier than I expected. Of the 18 days school was in session, I subbed 12 of them. Then I also had other commitments on my free days and traveled a couple times as well. I had very little reading time over the last month and it has continually frustrated me.…
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Books That Came My Way in April

I had a super busy mailbox this month. There are so many great books coming out in May as well as this summer, I don’t know how I am going to keep up with all of them. I am certainly looking forward to sitting on my porch and reading all these amazing books.  As always,…
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Books That Came My Way in March 2015

My mailbox was very busy this month and I have a lot of great reviews coming up for you. Before we know it the lazy days of summer will be here. I know I am looking forward to afternoons and weekends spent reading on my porch! I had a taste of it last month and…
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Books That Came My Way In January

I’m happy to say that my reading in January was about what I had expected. I stayed on track and reviewed all the books I was hoping to during that month. I started two books that I had been wanting to read for my own enjoyment and even finished one of them. Deadlines required me…
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Book Review: Finding Daddy Warbucks By David Hwa

FINDING DADDY WARBUCKS By: David Hwa Published: May 13, 2014 Publisher: Wellworth LLC Fiction I’m participating in the book tour for FINDING DADDY WARBUCKS through PUMP UP YOUR BOOK. For other stops on the tour click HERE. Haley, a 10-year-old, decides that nearly a year after her father died in an accident, it is time…
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Book Review: Paperboy By Vince Vawter

PAPERBOY By: Vince Vawter Published: May 14, 2013 Publisher: Delacorte Books  Fiction – Middle Grade/YA I was drawn to this story because it tells of a young boy and his struggles with stuttering. Both of our teenage boys stutter. The author himself stuttered as a child and wrote this story from his childhood experiences growing…
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Book Review: The Fever By Megan Abbott

THE FEVER By: Megan Abbott Published: June 17, 2014 Publisher: Little Brown and Co Fiction Deenie is a normal teenager attending high school. Her brother, Eli, is a star hockey player and their dad is a teacher at the high school.  Life for Deenie is idyllic until her best friend, Lise, has a seizure at…
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The Fault In Our Stars Movie

Back in October, I finally had the opportunity to read THE FAULT IN OUR STARS by John Green.  Three months later I am still thinking about the characters and the lessons learned from two teenagers.  Check out the link to my review, HERE. THE FAULT IN OUR STARS is one of several books coming out…
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