Month: July 2011

My Thoughts On:  Number The Stars by Lois Lowry

My Thoughts On: Number The ..

Number The Stars by Lois Lowry  My Thoughts:  I chose to read Number The Stars as part of the 2011 Award Winning Reads Challenge because I’ve recently read The Giver trilogy lately and I loved all three books. Lois Lowry is an excellent writer and I figured that if I loved one of her Newbery […]

Posted July 27, 2011
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Think Less But See It Grow {11}

Think Less But See It Grow {..

Tune In Tuesday is a weekly event hosted by Ginger at GReads!  There are some bands that I cannot listen to sitting down.  Let me introduce you to Phoenix.*** I love them, I love them, I love them.  At my house, I’m so fortunate to have this really great house surround speaker system and I will plop these guys […]

Posted July 26, 2011
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My Thoughts On:  The Emerald Atlas by John Stephens

My Thoughts On: The Emerald..

The Emerald Atlas by John Stephens Publisher:  Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers Publish Date:  April 5, 2011 417 Pages My Source:  Library The Emerald Atlas by John Stephens  A snowy winter’s night. Three small children are chased from their home by the forces of a merciless darkness. Ten years later, Kate, Michael and Emma […]

Posted July 25, 2011
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Mondays Bite:  Twilight Re-Read Along {4}

Mondays Bite: Twilight Re-R..

                                 This week we are discussing Chapters 16-20 in our fun little re-read along and I’m still having a great time! This week, the discussion is hosted by The Reading Housewives of Indiana so come see what everyone has to […]

Posted July 25, 2011
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My Thoughts On:  Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater

My Thoughts On: Shiver by M..

Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater Publisher:  Scholastic Press Publish Date:  August 1, 2009 392 Pages My Source:  Library Shiver  by Maggie Stiefvater  the cold. Grace has spent years watchingthe wolves in the woods behind her house. One yellow-eyed wolf—her wolf—watches back. He feels deeply familiar to her, but she doesn’t know why. the heat. Sam has lived two lives. As […]

Posted July 24, 2011
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My Thoughts On:  Rebel Angels by Libba Bray

My Thoughts On: Rebel Angel..

Rebel Angels by Libba Bray Publisher:  Delacorte Books for Young Readers Publish Date:  December 26, 2006 548 Pages My Source:  Library Rebel Angels by Libba Bray Ah, Christmas! Gemma Doyle is looking forward to a holiday from Spence Academy, spending time with her friends in the city, attending ritzy balls, and on a somber note, […]

Posted July 21, 2011
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My Thoughts On:  Messenger by Lois Lowry

My Thoughts On: Messenger b..

Messenger by Lois Lowry   Publisher:  Delacorte Books for Young Readers Publish Date:  August 22, 2006 169 Pages My Source:  Library Messenger by Lois Lowry  He carried messages for [the people]. It was his job. He thought that when it came time to be assigned his true name, Messenger would be the choice. He liked the […]

Posted July 19, 2011
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I Still Owe Money To The Money To The Money I Owe {10}

I Still Owe Money To The Mon..

Tune In Tuesday is a weekly event hosted by Ginger at GReads!  I love to listen to music (or audiobooks) while I’m cooking dinner. Lots of times I will DVR concerts on TV and play them while I’m making lunch or dinner for the family. One of my favorites EVER was an episode of Austin City Limits on PBS […]

Posted July 19, 2011
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My Thoughts On:  Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry

My Thoughts On: Gathering B..

Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry Publisher:  Delacorte Books for Young Readers Publish Date:  January 24, 2006 (first published October 1, 2000) 215 Pages My Source:  Library Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry  In her strongest work to date, Lois Lowry once again creates a mysterious but plausible future world. It is a society ruled by savagery and deceit […]

Posted July 19, 2011
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Mondays Bite:  Twilight Re-Read Along {3}

Mondays Bite: Twilight Re-R..

                                    Monday means another Twilight link-up and today it is hosted over at The Secret Life of an Avid Reader! If you want to get in on the action, join in! This week we are discussing Chapters 11-15 and […]

Posted July 18, 2011
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