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Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

by Benjamin Alire Sáenz
YA Contemporary
5 of 5 stars

Aristotle and Dante meet one day at their local swimming pool, and Dante’s offer to teach Aristotle to swim will change their lives. 442 more words


Friday Faceoff – Everybody's got haters, but your city's always behind you.

This meme was started by Books by Proxy, whose fabulous idea was to compare UK and US book covers and decide which is we prefer. This week the theme is cities, so I’ve chosen… 223 more words

Feisty Heroine

#tbt 2000 "Love or Lust"

Love vs Lust is a difficult thing for most people to differeciate between. Basically, a lot of relationships I have been in, I always have thought that I really cared about the person, but there are certain things that I would do to show them “I love them” but I wouldn’t consider doing anything for anyone that was crazy, unless I really felt I truly loved them. 154 more words


Past As Present

I am here again
Reality fades out of focus
The past and present begin to blend
I am ruminating in the memory of what we had… 433 more words

Coming Of Age

Introducing Ardie Victor Estes, author of I'm Just a Boy

“Laura and Dana both did a great job helping a greenhorn. I appreciate you girls. May God bless you with the best.”

Regarding his professional career, Ardie Victor Estes has done extensive technical writing but rises to the top with this collection of All-American short stories. 71 more words

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Review: Love and Gelato by Jenna Evans Welch

“I made the wrong choice.”

Lina is spending the summer in Tuscany, but she isn’t in the mood for Italy’s famous sunshine and fairy-tale landscape. She’s only there because it was her mother’s dying wish that she get to know her father. 510 more words

YA Fiction

Introducing Don Friesen, author of Memories: Mostly True, Revisited: Growing up in the 40s & Fabulous 50s

“This was my second book to be published by Outskirts. My first experience was good, but Dana was excellent. She was very prompt in replying to my stupid email questions and exhibited a lot of patience in helping me with technical computer stuff. 346 more words

Outskirts Press