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Rift Riders: Chapter 1, Part 1

Back again, and this time I’ve brought along a familiar character or two to help things along.

(Proper links and things will appear, but I’m off to the zoo in a bit so it’ll have to wait for tomorrow or something.) 1,980 more words


I am a horror in the face of things: The Passion According to G.H. by Clarice Lispector

Take it as a warning. Clarice Lispector prefaces this metaphysically intense novel with a short address to her “possible readers” that states:

This is a book like any other book.

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Wolf Hollow

Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk, 2016

YA novel; historical fiction

I try to keep up with the latest and greatest in children’s literature by reading as many books as I can fit into my schedule, which is generally an advantageous thing for me to do, considering that I am a children’s librarian. 899 more words


5 Things: weddings, scandals, books, and a weekend away

The 5 Things this week that brought me joy:

My cousin Mike got married on Saturday. It was a beautiful and gorgeous wedding, and they had a photo booth at the reception! 394 more words


In My Hands Today...

A Student of Living Things – Susan Richards Shreve

Even in the confusion and dread of the post-9/11 world, the tightly knit Frayn family is fairly well insulated from the snipers, bomb threats, and natural disasters that plague Washington, D.C., a few years into the future. 122 more words


In My Hands Today...

The Wrath & the Dawn (The Wrath and the Dawn #1) – Renee Ahdieh

In a land ruled by a murderous boy-king, each dawn brings heartache to a new family. 213 more words


Friday Fifteen

Happy Friday, everyone! I know that in a few months I’ll be dreaming of summer again, but for now I’m so done with heat and humidity and I need fall to start asap. 91 more words