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Summer Time

The best part of summer is having time. Time for reading, time for vacation, time for kayaking, time for baking, time for redesigning the website. I’ve been doing all of these things. 220 more words

Book Review

July Book Club: The Year of the Flood and For the Birds

For the July edition of Terra Informa’s summer book club, we dive into Margaret Atwood’s The Year of the Flood, the second volume in the  495 more words

Episodes

Off the Shelf: Dead Kennedys: Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables: The Early Years

Dead Kennedys: Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables: The Early Years by Alex Ogg

My rating: 3 of 5 stars

A compact, thorough book that follows the DKs from their formation in the San Franciscan punk scene to the completion and touring of their album… 111 more words

Thoughts

Off the Shelf: Spilling Clarence

Spilling Clarence: A Novel by Anne Ursu

My rating: 3 of 5 stars

The chemical factory in Clarence, that specializes in manufacturing drugs for mental disorders, catches fire releasing the chemical deletrium into the air. 214 more words

Thoughts

Off the Shelf: Dune

Dune by Frank Herbert

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

A classic sci-fi epic that blends recognizable conflicts, adventure tales and politics in a complex, interesting story. 178 more words

Thoughts

Off the Shelf: Dawn (Xenogenesis #1)

Dawn by Octavia E. Butler

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I read Imago first & while I enjoyed it, I thought perhaps that the Xenogenesis series would be like a proto- 175 more words

Thoughts

A Dog Called Homeless

Title: A Dog Called Homeless

Author: Sarah Lean

Copyright: 2012

Grade Level: 3-5

Genre: Fiction/Realistic Fiction

Summary (From Goodreads): When Cally Fisher sees her dead mother, real as anything, no one believes her. 125 more words

Fiction