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BREAKING THE ICE for Marvelous Middle Grade Thanksgiving

HAPPY THANKSGIVING with this bonus review!

I know very little about figure skating… Isn’t a double axle on a semi-tractor trailer and a triple salchow an… 780 more words

Middle Grade

THE DIAMOND LOOKING GLASS for Marvelous Middle Grade Monday

This intriguing title comes from Dorine White, a fellow MMGM poster and author of numerous books. THE DIAMOND LOOKING GLASS is the third in the Cleopatra’s Legacy series, stories that follow magic gemstones once belonging to Cleopatra, the Last Pharaoh of Egypt. 623 more words

Middle Grade

MOONPENNY ISLAND for Marvelous Middle Grade Monday

I wasn’t hooked at first… another story about the friendship of two girls.  I sighed and by the end of the first chapter a single string kept tugging. 706 more words

Middle Grade

Anne McCaffrey and Pern - Isobelle Carmody and Obernewtyn

Recently friends decided to re-read all of the Pern Novels.  So far Tehani Wessely and Marisol Dunham  read the first in the series and blogged about… 476 more words

General Things

Monica Davidson "There is a rich and incredibly detailed tapestry of women's experiences that we've just never seen on film"

Monica Davidson has many strings to her bow, business owner, director, mentor and advocate for women’s rights.  She is a filmmaker with a career spanning 25 years and her latest documentary… 2,110 more words


Review: Don't Turn Around

I’m always on the lookout for how females are represented in young-adult/kid’s lit. Truly, it’s beyond time to break away from the gender roles and stereotypes that’re placed upon women. 927 more words

Book Reviews

A review of Simulacra, by Kate Genet

DATE READ — Sept 2015

ONLINE SUMMARY — It’s winter, and the five houses in Deep Dell are shrouded in snow. Outside, it’s a black and white night, black sky, white snow, but inside, life continues, as life always does, better for some than others. 633 more words

Lesbian Protagonist(s)