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In Order to Live by Yeonmi Park

I’m not quite sure how to begin this review. This book is not an overly large one, but I feel as if I experienced a lot as I was reading it. 576 more words

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"Sometimes I felt crazy too."

Sylvie feels invisible. Her sister, “Calamity” Cate, is suffering from mental illness. It’s wreaking havoc on the family.Cate is lost in her nightmarish world, and her parents are both drained by this situation. 419 more words

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Today it’s all about what we’re reading for fun.  These are not school assigned books, but just what two 8 year-olds have chosen to read for pleasure right now… … 391 more words

Breathing Life into Drawings

Sierra Santiago loves art. She has a knack for creating images, and is currently working on a giant community mural. Strangely though she suddenly notices that the images  around her are starting to move. 568 more words

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Popsugar 2016 Reading Challenge #2

Second category tackled for the Reading Challenge was a National Book Award Winner.  Book selections and thoughts below.


Fortune Smiles | Adam Johnson… 752 more words

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Thoughts Left Behind in Second-hand Bookshops

Thoughts like these and many others will persist in clogging up the narrow, book-lined aisles of second-hand bookshops. We barely have room for the books, folks, we can’t have your scatter-brained impulses flooding our book hovel. 255 more words

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Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor

This novel follows Sunny Nwazue, an albino American born Nigerian girl. With her family having moved back to Nigeria, Sunny is finding it hard to fit in. 400 more words

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