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Book Review: The Panopticon by Jenni Fagan

This book made a lot of year-end best-of lists a few years ago and was generally really well reviewed. I finally got around to reading it and I dunnae get it.  325 more words


The 2014 Alex Award Winners

The Alex Awards are given to 10 adult books each year with special appeal to teen readers. Check out the list below. Have you read any of these books so far? 417 more words

One Special Reason You Must Do An Oscars Catch-Up

This past Oscar season, my sis and I made our annual project out of trying to see nominated for Oscars. I expanded my list to include Indie Spirit Award nominees, where so many awesome “little” flicks are to be had. 292 more words



Bibliographic Information: Wiesner, D. (2006). Flotsam. New York: Houghton Mifflin Company.

Brief Annotation: A young boy discovers an old camera on the beach, has the film developed and finds amazing photos. 118 more words

Award Winner

The Best of Connie Willis

Connie, Connie, Connie.

What can I say to get you to read this author?  Connie Willis is for anyone who has a sense of humor, enjoys a humming plotline and a dash of suspense, who likes their books with beauty and tragedy and characters you want to be friends with.  181 more words


The Giver, Movie Trailer

The Giver is a great dystopian book by Lois Lowry. Have you read it yet? It’s a quick read. The movie will be released on August 15th!