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Unwind by Neal Shusterman

100-Character Breakdown: A page-turning survival story with moral complexity, engrossing narrative, and intriguing characters.

Genre: Young adult, sci-fi, dystopian

Publisher: Simon & Schuster (Nov. 2007) … 361 more words


Yellow Time

written and illustrated by Lauren Stringer

First thing I must say about Yellow Time is  the illustrations are so pretty and truly capture all the beauty of fall and its beautiful colors. 193 more words

Picture Book

Butler Book Banter 10/26/16

It’s nearly October again, and it’s time to announce our discussion titles for our upcoming Butler Book Banter on Wednesday, 10/26/16 “Spooky YA (and Tween).” We listened to you and added some tween titles to the YA roster this time! 122 more words


#BookReview: The Great American Whatever by Tim Federle

The Great American Whatever

Author: Tim Federle

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Genre/Themes: YA, Contemporary, LGBTQ+

Release Date: March 29th 2016

Page Count: 288

Format: … 626 more words

Gig Review: Jason Hewitt in Bath

Yesterday evening I attended my first book event of the Autumn season. With two of my children now up at university I have more time to treat myself to such outings. 659 more words

Arts And Culture

Cool Beans

When you hear someone comment with cool beans (aka kewl beans, kool beans, and cool beanz), it means that the speaker approves of the comment or the situation that prompted him/her to say cool beans.  220 more words

Idioms From The 20th Century

Leave Me by Gayle Forman

In brief: Maribeth has a heart attack and barely realises it. After emergency surgery, everyone still expects her to pick up the pieces. So she leaves her family. 755 more words

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