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New Audio and a New-ish Book

Okay, somehow I missed that yesterday was Thursday and forgot to announce the Sync downloads for the week. The contemporary book is 100 Sideways Miles… 267 more words

New Books

Chew on this!

Why it’s impossible to actually be a vegetarian!

Jean and I are both vegetarians. Indeed, Jean has been a ‘veggie’ for decades and I swung inline with her when we started being together in 2008. 1,404 more words


On Reading

I don’t remember it, but according to my mom, I’ve been reading since I was four or five years old.  That means I’ve a reader for almost my whole life.  649 more words


Eat the bacon, Henry. CBR8 Review 21.

We are the Ants is a story about high school and first love. Its about depression and suicide. Its about survivor’s guilt and grief. Its about sexual identity and standing up for your true self. 920 more words


Can the same book have you laughing out loud and sobbing into your pillow?

Apparently, yes.  Winger by Andrew Smith tells the story of Ryan Dean West, a 14-year old junior attending a prestigious boarding school. 167 more words

Reader's Advisory

BOOK REVIEW: Winger by Andrew Smith

Winger is a middle-grade, contemporary novel by Andrew Smith. It centers around the life of fourteen year old, junior student, Ryan Dean West, in Pine Mountain Academy. 469 more words

Book Review

Grasshopper Jungle

  • Title: Grasshopper Jungle
  • Author: Andrew Smith
  • Publishing Date: February 11, 2014
  • Pages: 388
  • Genre: Science Fiction, Humor, Young Adult
  • My Favorite Quote…
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