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The Sin Eater's Daughter & The Language Of Flowers

This is a sort-of review of the fabulous Sin Eater’s Daughter by my very lovely friend, Mel. I say sort-of review because I’m focusing on the Victorian language of flowers – which is cleverly threaded into the story – how it influenced my ideas when I first read the book and what I think it might mean now I’ve finished. 732 more words

Goodnight Boutique

Varna System and Class Struggle in Nepal, a book by Aahuti, now translated in English

A book “Nepalama varnavyavastha ra varga-sangharsha” (नेपालमा वर्णव्यवस्था र वर्गसंघर्ष” in Nepali) written by Aahuti, a noted Dalit writer is now translated in English. 274 more words

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Audiobooks as Leisure Time: Part I

by Alison Potoma

So I was listening to NPR and…

Is there anybody else out there who finds themselves starting sentences this way? If you do, it is probable that you are a commuter. 827 more words

Kidlit

Gahun Goro (Brown) Africa by Aahuti

Gahun Goro Afrikaa (Brown Africa)

a poetry collection by Aahuti

Written: 2000/2001;

Original Title: Gahungoro Afrikaa;
Translated in English from the Nepali by Mary Des Chene; 495 more words

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THE SCAR BOYS by Len Vlahos

Post #4: Morris Award Finalist Blog Tour Week
YALSA’s Morris Award honors the year’s best young adult novel by a debut author. The Morris Award winner for 2014 will be announced at the upcoming ALA 2015 Midwinter Meeting in Chicago. 677 more words

Children's Books

THE CARNIVAL AT BRAY by Jessie Ann Foley

Post #3: Morris Award Finalist Blog Tour Week
YALSA’s Morris Award honors the year’s best young adult novel by a debut author. The Morris Award winner for 2014 will be announced at the upcoming ALA 2015 Midwinter Meeting in Chicago. 361 more words

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The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender by Leslye Walton

Post #2: Morris Award Finalist Blog Tour Week
YALSA’s Morris Award honors the year’s best young adult novel by a debut author. The Morris Award winner for 2014 will be announced at the upcoming ALA 2015 Midwinter Meeting in Chicago. 574 more words

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