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It's Not Just the Sexy Scotsman

It might just be the communities that I’m in online (hi, Romancelandia), but it seems like every other tweet I’ve seen between Saturday evening and Tuesday morning this August and September is about the Starz adaptation of… 815 more words


Go Ask Alice by Beatrice Sparks

Go Ask Alice by Beatrice Sparks

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This is a diary of your typical girl teenager. Well, I said typical, because this kind of girl, she’s not really extraordinary.

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Go Ask Alice by Beatrice Sparks

Originally published in 1971 as a scare book for teenagers, Go Ask Alice was pushed on the public as a real diary of a troubled teenage girl sometime between 1968 and 1971, the author listed as “Anonymous.”  The book is the “Reefer Madness” of literature, not only because of the gross exaggerations concerning various drugs, but because the character of the teenage girl rings about as false as a character possibly can. 454 more words

Book Reviews

A few little things...

But overall, not a whole lot to say. I have a storytime tomorrow that I’m really looking forward to, with the 2s and 3s, and then on Saturday, I’ll be redoing my Family Fun Time: Sports, because I wanted to see if we’d get better turnout on a summer Saturday afternoon than a chilly winter Saturday morning. 198 more words