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Hungry by H.A. Swain Feiwell & friends, 2014. ISBN: 9781250028297 . reviewed by John R. Clark, MLIS.

Thalia lives in the future at a time when humanity has messed things up enough to alter the ecosystem sufficiently to kill off most plant and animal life. 455 more words

Grade 7-9


Are we obsessed with identity and defining ourselves?

We love to label and box ourselves and others into pretty, defined words that claim to describe us in our entirety. 646 more words


REVIEW: Sleep Donation

This was a really enjoyable quick read.  I’ve never read anything by Karen Russell – her other works didn’t appeal to me (until now).  But once I heard about this book through a… 338 more words


Monday Book Review - The Glass Arrow by Kristen Simmons

Have a book you think I should read and review? Tell me in the comments! Disagree with a review I gave? Let me know what you think. 386 more words


Station Eleven - Emily St. John Mandel

What’s it all about?:

An audacious, darkly glittering novel set in the eerie days of civilization’s collapse, Station Eleven tells the spellbinding story of a Hollywood star, his would-be saviour, and a nomadic group of actors roaming the scattered outposts of the Great Lakes region, risking everything for art and humanity. 878 more words

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"Divergent" by Veronica Roth - further reflections

I took a look at the Amazon entry for this book, and what do I see at the bottom of the description?

“Supports the Common Core State Standards” 381 more words

Inked ~ by Eric Smith - 3.5 Stars

 This ebook was provided to me by NetGalley and Bloomsbury USA in exchange for an honest review.

Eighteen year old Caenum lives in a world where tattoos are not simply an act of rebellion. 449 more words