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It's Monday-ish! What Are You Reading? 11/29/16

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? is a meme started by Book Journey. The folks over at Teach Mentor Texts and Unleashing Readers have given it a children’s/YA spin. 265 more words


Top 5 Wednesday: Books I want to Re-Read

This week’s Top 5 Wednesday is: Books I want to Re-Read. I have always been a big re-reader of books I love. I’ve decided to list some of my favorite books that I have only read once and am in desperate need to revisit. 240 more words


July Wrap-Up

Only three books in July.

Defending Jacob – 5 crowns

The Never-Open Desert Diner – 5 crowns

Never where – 5 crowns

The Book Queen

Book Review: Defending Jacob

I love the fact that the novel explored family relationships and its depth. It showed how far parents can go to defend their child, which is very touching to the core. 55 more words

Defending Jacob by William Landay

Title: Defending Jacob
Author: William Landay
Pages: 421
Year: 2012
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Rating: 4/5

Goodreads Synopsis: Andy Barber has been an assistant district attorney in his suburban Massachusetts county for more than twenty years. 504 more words


Monthly reading review - May 2016

Monthly reading review – May 2016

This May I have read:

Foundation (Foundation #1) by Isaac Asimov  ★★★★

Batman: Earth One by Geoff Johns ★★★★ 525 more words

Thing Of The Moment

Creating Strong Characters

Earlier in this blog, we discussed how to make good character descriptions. We used the novel Defending Jacob as an example, which tells the story about a boy named Jacob who is on trial for murder. 773 more words