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An Australian Viking in Seattle

Popular children’s book The Last Viking will be read at the Nordic Heritage Museum in Seattle, Washington, this November as part of a Nordic Stories series. 173 more words

Picture Book

Diary of a Wombat, by Jackie French, illustrated by Bruce Whatley

Me and The Guy are city kids who have been living in a small town for nearly ten years (well, small city, but “small town” rolls off the tongue more easily).   678 more words



In 2001, German writer, W.G. Sebald published his final novel which won the National Book Critics Circle Award.  That novel was Austerlitz – about a man looking for his family, and identity, told by an unnamed narrator. 995 more words


Award Winners

Next up in Book Battle 2015 is a Pultizer Prize winning book. I had such a hard time picking the next category. My categories are dwindling which is both exciting and little sad. 192 more words


Book Review: I Am Legend

I Am Legend by Richard Matheson
Publisher: Gollancz
Genre: Horror, Science-fiction, Classics
Literary Awards: Tähtivaeltaja Award (2008)
ISBN 0575079002
161 pages
Goodreads: click here
Book Depository: … 650 more words

Book Review

SLA Summer Soiree

Last night, Rob had to come and get me from Reading Station because I was a bit tipsy and walking along the river at midnight under, frankly a very creepy bridge wasn’t something I wanted to do alone, and Rob wasn’t going to let me do alone. 1,044 more words


Book Review: Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?

Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant? by Roz Chast
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Genre: Graphic Novel, Memoir, Humor
Literary Awards: National Book Critics Circle Award for Autobiography (2014) 555 more words