Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith | Review

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hun..

 Hardback: front and back covers Review: Whoa, what a fun book! Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith is my first of all of the mash-ups that seem to be the big trend these days, so I had no idea what to expect. I have not read Seth Grahame-Smith’s first book Pride and Prejudice and […]

Posted June 9, 2011
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The Giver by Lois Lowry | Review

The Giver by Lois Lowry | Re..

Review: Eleven-year-old Jonas lives in a “perfect” society: there is no war, no poverty, no hunger, no sickness. Everyone has equality and there is Sameness. Everyone is given a job when they turn twelve, and Jonas is quickly approaching this important age. Jonas is selected by the Community to be the very honorable “Receiver of […]

Posted June 3, 2011
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A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba Bray | Review

A Great and Terrible Beauty ..

Review: I picked up A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba Bray for two reasons: 1) I had never read any of Libba Bray’s books before and I had read such great things about them and 2) This cover is stunningly beautiful. I’m so glad I did! Gemma Doyle is a sixteen-year-old girl growing up […]

Posted June 2, 2011
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Warm Bodies by Isaac Marion Review

Warm Bodies by Isaac Marion ..

Review: WARM BODIES BY ISAAC MARION IS THE MOST FUN I’VE HAD READING A BOOK IN AGES! That is all. ‘R’ is a zombie that cannot remember anything of his life before his death. He cannot even remember his name. He knows nothing of his former life as a human. He lives in an abandoned […]

Posted May 31, 2011
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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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