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Book review: Washington, D.C.: Our Nation’s Capital from A-Z, by Alan Schroeder, illustrated by John O'Brien

Schroeder, Alan. Washington, D.C.: Our Nation’s Capital from A-Z. Illus. by John O’Brien. Holiday House, 2018. $17.95. 32p. ISBN 978-0-8234-3678-1. Ages 7-10. P6Q9

From “Act” to “Zorapteran” (an insect in the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History), Schroeder explores lesser-known historical and current facts about “the central star of the constellation which enlightens the world” from trivia to monuments. 170 more words

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Some Of What I've Read So Far in 2018...

I have been pretty lazy in regards to updates on here, and for that I apologize. I’m almost done writing my second novel and that has taken pretty much all of my focus (outside my job). 539 more words

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Leaving Las Vegas (O'Brien)

I never really expected to read this. I saw the movie and feared it would be in the category of literary excess, but I was absolutely wrong. 80 more words


Book review: Revolutionary Rogues: John André and Benedict Arnold, by Selene Castrovilla, illustrated by John O'Brien

Castrovilla, Selene. Revolutionary Rogues: John André and Benedict Arnold. Illus. by John O’Brien. Calkins Creek, 2017. $17.95. unp. ISBN 978-1-62979-341-2. Ages 7-10. P7Q7

Benedict Arnold is a familiar term used for traitor, but André is much lesser known. 183 more words

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Travelodge brings £12 million new investment to Bath

Today, Travelodge, Bath’s first budget hotel brand, opens its third hotel in Bath and becomes the city’s largest hotel chain.  734 more words


O'Leary one off the lead in Malone, Irish Seniors Close

Castlemartyr’s Hugh O’Leary is just one off the lead going into the final round of the Irish Seniors Close.  O’Leary was in the top ten after the first round and a one under par 71 today saw him rise to second place, just one shot behind Banbridge’s Jim Carvill.   534 more words

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