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Heroes of Fiction, pt. 1

I’ve always been an avid reader, even before realizing that writing fiction was a job I was allowed to have and would pursue. I consumed stories of every kind, and met characters who thrilled me with their bravery. 1,200 more words

Book Review: City of Orphans

I love, love, love Avi’s historical fiction, and this book is a pretty fantastic addition.  Taking place in turn-of-the-century New York City, the story follows Maks, the 13-year-old son of poor Danish immigrants.   502 more words

Book Review

Tempting Fate

I should have known that I was tempting fate when I said that I was going to buckle down and get a lot of work done this week. 856 more words

Sheep & Goats

Book Report: A Beginning, A Muddle, and an End

I wanted a nap, but I had a deadline. So I tried to stack my rocks knowing I’d have to do it over again tomorrow anyway. 296 more words


Observations on Novels and the Reader's Life--Crispin: The End of Time by Avi


     Who reads trilogies backwards? 

     Who has the nerve to foil the effort an author makes to write a logical narrative by snickering and reading the end of the tale first? 1,166 more words


Celebrating Comments

Ruth Ayres invites us the celebrate each week. Click over to her site Discover. Play. Build. to read more celebrations.

Today I am celebrating comments. I am admitting how important comments are to me. 442 more words