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Location, Parking Info for November | 'Countdown' by Deborah Wiles

Welcome to the 1960s! It’s Dive Time for the Deep Blue Readers on Sunday, November 23, our final meeting for 2014.

Related to the ongoing renovations at Valley Bookseller, our meeting location this month is at… 326 more words

Middle Grade

Review: Revolution

Sunny lives in Greenwood, Mississippi in the summer of 1964 and her world is being turned upside down.  People from the north are pouring into Mississippi to help African Americans register to vote.  341 more words


YA Review: REVOLUTION by Deborah Wiles

I read Deborah Wiles’ COUNTDOWN a while back and loved it

see review here: https://drbethnolan.wordpress.com/?s=countdown&submit=Go

so I was thrilled to find REVOLUTION, part two in the Sixties Trilogy, in my favorite local indie (The Concord Bookshop). 347 more words

Books Reviewed

Countdown by Deborah Wiles

In October of 1962, my mom and dad were 7 and 13, respectively.  They’ve told me stories of the old “duck and cover” drills they had to do in school and how frightened they were about the potential onset of a nuclear war, but I don’t think I truly appreciated what they went through until I listened to this audiobook.  287 more words

Book Review


I will turn 50 in December. I am actually very OK with that. I wish the body wasn’t as creaky as it has become, but I am much more confident at 50 than I ever was at 30. 347 more words

YA Literature