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блокада Ленинграда, or The Siege of Leningrad

From September 8, 1941 to January 27, 1944, 872 days,  the city of Leningrad was under siege by Nazi German forces whose mandate from Hitler was to wipe Leningrad off the face of the Earth. 538 more words

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Book Review: "Feed" by M. T. Anderson

Phew. Well, now that vacation is over, I can get back to posting.

I finished recently a book recommended by a friend called “Feed.” It isn’t my usual type of book (a bit more “real” than I like), but I’ve recommended to her so many books that I figured I should do the same and take one of her suggestions. 1,106 more words


On my radar

My “to be read” pile is an every changing collection.

These days, my Morris pile of “to be reads” is very small. The Morris “to discuss” piles is shrinking and the “nominations” pile has become two piles. 566 more words


Feed Your Brain

Ooh this book. What to say that hasn’t already been said? It should definitely be read by everyone – from the tweens with their Ipads to the older cynics who think technology will be the end of us all. 512 more words

On The Bookshelf

The National Book Award Longlist

Well, they’ve been announced and here are the nominees for YOUNG PEOPLE’S LITERATURE.

YA Literature

Congrats to the National Book Award Nominees!

In lieu of this week’s Teaser Tuesday!, we’re honoring the ten titles that were long-listed for the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature. But fear not, many of these books haven’t been released yet, so there’s still a bit of a teaser about what you can look forward to. 1,671 more words