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december book list !!

okay – so before you start thinking this a list of december vibe reads, nope, it’s not. this is not a christams-y book list either and the only reason this has december is because, well it’s december right now and i’m posting in december and i thought, why not?  814 more words


Book Review: Since You've Been Gone by Morgan Matson

Title: Since You’ve Been Gone
Author: Morgan Matson
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children’s
Pub Date: July 3, 2014
Format: Paperback
Pages: 449
Source: Purchased
Genre(s): YA, Contemporary, Romance… 483 more words
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Ultimate Summer Reads.

The lazy hedonistic joy of being on an Australian beach in summer negated the words. – Christos Tsolkias

Summer time is only a stone’s throw away.

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A breeze shook rain out of new leaves onto their hair, but in their pursuit of eternity they never noticed the chill. - Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver

So, for the first time in my adult life, I own a garden.  No, no, not just a slip of dirt housing a die-hard cactus battling for survival as I nourish it with the dregs of my bottled water: An actual plot of soil. 665 more words

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Book Review: My Paris Dream

I don’t read a whole lot of biographical works. Yet, as I was prowling through a bookshop some time last year one stood out to me and it ended up being my choice of purchase that day. 687 more words

The Beauty List

5 Favourite Reads of Summer 2016

Summer has been over for a bit now and at least where I live the weather has started feeling like it as well (even though we appear to have directly skipped to late fall), but here I am, still in denial that it’s autumn already. 442 more words


Are We There Yet? by Dan Santat Review

Caldecott Medalist Dan Santat takes readers on the road trip of a lifetime!
“Are we there yet?” Every parent has heard this classic kid question on a long car ride–and after reading this astonishingly inventive new book (that even turns upside down for several pages!), you’ll never look at being bored the same way again. 172 more words

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