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The Coffee Book Tag

I was tagged by Jackie over at She Reads A Lot to participate in The Coffee Book Tag! (Ironically enough, I actually don’t drink coffee in real life…I just never got on the bandwagon in high school and since then I’ve been sort of proud of myself that I got through college without using it to keep me awake. 558 more words


An Excerpt

A woman peered out from an open window. Her eyes scanned the window frame, determining if her body would fit, she placed her hands on the frame of the window. 295 more words

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Writing in the Fog

“Writing is like driving at night in the fog. You can only see as far as your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way.” … 7 more words

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Review: We Were Liars by E. Lockhart

(such a pretty silvery, reflective spine)

We Were Liars – E. Lockhart                                                  Rating: 4 / 5 stars

A beautiful and distinguished family.
A private island.

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They All Fall Down by Roxanne St. Claire

Bovis stercus! That is Latin for BULL SHIT! which is basically what I said exactly as I finished reading this novel. Not that this novel is bad, no, far from it. 613 more words


Scottish Children's Book Awards - The Results!

I had a fantastic time yesterday at the Scottish Children’s Book Awards ceremony in Edinburgh. The Older Readers event took the form of a quiz, which was hotly contested by the 200 or so pupils taking part. 164 more words


This Side of Home

Finished This Side of Home by Renee Watson.

Summary (from Goodreads):

“Identical twins Nikki and Maya have been on the same page for everything—friends, school, boys and starting off their adult lives at a historically African-American college. 299 more words

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