My Thoughts On:  Room by Emma Donoghue

My Thoughts On: Room by Emm..

Room by Emma Donoghue To five-year-old Jack, Room is the entire world. It is where he was born and grew up; it’s where he lives with his Ma as they learn and read and eat and sleep and play. At night, his Ma shuts him safely in the wardrobe, where he is meant to be […]

Posted May 28, 2011
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My Thoughts On:  Looking for Salvation at the Dairy Queen by Susan Gregg Gilmore

My Thoughts On: Looking for..

Looking for Salvation at the Dairy Queen by Susan Gregg Gilmore Sometimes you have to return to the place where you began, to arrive at the place where you belong. It’s the early 1970s. The town of Ringgold, Georgia, has a population of 1,923, one traffic light, one Dairy Queen, and one Catherine Grace Cline. […]

Posted May 25, 2011
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Library Loot #2

Library Loot #2

 Library Loot is a weekly event that is co-hosted by Claire from The Captive Reader and Marg from The Adventures of an Intrepid Reader. It encourages bloggers to share the books they have checked out from their local libraries. I have some GREAT books checked out to me this week! 1. The Giver by Lois Lowry. […]

Posted May 18, 2011
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My Thoughts On:  Moon Over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool

My Thoughts On: Moon Over M..

Moon Over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool My Thoughts:  12-year-old Abilene Tucker has spent her entire life traveling with her father, Gideon, as he worked on the railroad. But suddenly he has sent her to Manifest, Kansas to live with Pastor Shady Howard, and she does not understand why. Abilene is a little heartbroken and misses […]

Posted May 16, 2011
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