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The Kaiser's Last Kiss by Alan Judd

Historical Era: WWII

Historical Rating: History Lite – based on the events surrounding Kaiser Wilhelm and the Nazi Party during WII in Holland.

Overall Rating: … 1,090 more words

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Act 3, Scene 3 - "And then Jodie Whittaker happened."

Notes on Rosalind

Anyway, so I went to see As You Like It last weekend, and then Jodie Whittaker happened. This is going to turn into a long and rambling one, I’m afraid, very little of which will be about Shakespeare, but quite a bit about sci-fi, gender, the art of debate, the creative process and my other projects. 1,391 more words

True Identity (1991) - reviewed by George

This Touchstone (a division of Disney) comedy was supposed to introduce the very funny British comic Lenny Henry to American audiences. Unfortunately, with an estimated budget of 15 million dollars, the gross was only $4,693,236. 260 more words

Life In Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina


by Misty Copeland
Touchstone, 2014
Young adult, memoir
Ages: 12 and older, Grades 6-12
ISBN: 978-1476737997
Honors: New York Times Bestseller

Sometimes you have to be willing to try something new to discover who you are meant to be. 194 more words

Young Adult

Review: The Salt House by Lisa Duffy

Full of beauty and sorrow at the same time.  Heartbreaking but also uplifting.  A tale of despair yet also one of hope.  All of these things together make this an unforgettable story. 206 more words

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Scrappy Little Nobody by Anna Kendrick

Scrappy Little Nobody by Anna Kendrick
Received: Library
Publication Date: November 15, 2016
Publisher: Touchstone Books
4 out of 5 stars

The Blurb:
With her signature wit, candor, and ironic sense of humour, Anna Kendrick shares her experiences growing up as a child performer on Broadway, and her journey from Maine to Hollywood. 155 more words

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The Scribe of Siena by Melodie Winawer #Review @melodiewinawer @TouchstoneBooks

Back in November, I received an email from Simon & Schuster offering a free ebook if I was willing to take part in a study to help them learn more about how readers engaged with their books. 1,002 more words

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