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Sonja Somerville, Salem Public Library

Whatever you call it, we’d all like to see teens keeping up those skills and exercising their brains by read-read-reading all summer long. 89 more words

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Welcome, Cuba! It's been too long!

I’m wondering if now would be a good time to republish my first novel, Isabela’s Island: Where the sun, the sand, and ultimately, Enrique “Ricky” De La Joya — a beautiful green-eyed… 105 more words

Moab is my Washpot by Stephen Fry

I finished reading this, the first installment of Stephen Fry’s autobiography, this afternoon and loved it. His recollections of his adolescence, colored by the wisdom of the intervening years are brutally honest. 105 more words


Pre-PhD Reading

I just bought some books that I am looking forward to reading, studying, and thinking through before I begin a PhD program. Here they are. 201 more words

Old Testament

Redeeming Love

Book Review: Sonja-Liisa, grade 12

The definition of redemption is “the action of saving or being saved from sin, error, or evil.”  This power of redemption is a key factor that challenges and changes the characters in the book… 816 more words

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Dear Mr. Knightley

Book Review: Anneke, grade 11

In Dear Mr. Knightley by Katherine Reay, the lead character, Samantha Moore—known to many as Sam—wants to figure out where she’s going in life but her past keeps dragging her back. 556 more words

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The Swiss Family Robinson

Book Review: Ryan, grade 7

The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann David Wyss is one of many survival stories, ranging from Island of the Blue Dolphins to Hatchet and more. 683 more words

Summer Reading