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The Tragedy of Misapprehension in our World

“When we don’t directly ask for clarification, we tend to fill in the gaps with negative thoughts. These eventually become rooted in our minds as truths, and then everyone gets stuck in a cycle of misunderstanding and miscommunication.” 515 more words


It's Monday! What are you Reading? 1/19/15

It’s Monday! What are you Reading? is a weekly blog meme. Teach Mentor Texts and Unleashing Readers hosts the kidlit version.

This week has been a great week of reading. 354 more words

Adolescent Literature

A Really Awesome Mess by Brendan Halpin and Trish Cook

Enjoyability:      Deep Thoughts: Pages: 288   Copyright: 2013      The Blurb: “Two teenagers. Two very bumpy roads taken that lead to Heartland Academy.
Justin was just having fun, but when his dad walked in on him with a girl in a very compromising position, Justin’s summer took a quick turn for the worse. 480 more words
Book Reviews


Authors: Trish Cook and Brendan Halpin

Number of Pages: 288

Publisher: EgmontUSA

Release Date: July 23, 2013

“Two teenagers. Two very bumpy roads taken that lead to Heartland Academy.

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WWW Wednesdays: March 12th

WWW Wednesdays is a meme hosted by Should Be Reading that asks three questions:

What are you currently reading???

I’m in the middle of The Picture of Dorian Gray  140 more words


Five Minute Friday: A Really Awesome Mess

A Really Awesome Mess

by Trish CookBrendan Halpin

A hint of Recovery Road, a sample of Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist, and a cut of  334 more words

YA Writing

Autumn Book Recommendations

Even though summer is scheduled to reappear for one weekend and one weekend only, autumn has finally engulfed Switzerland. With the season comes the perfect time to relax at home with a good book. 914 more words