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NaNoWriMo Reads: Week 2

During the month of November I will be reading through materials helpful to both budding and seasoned authors alike. We’ll be looking at reads to help with the craft, editing, and publication of writing, all with the aim of inspiring you this NaNoWriMo month.  I know during the month of November, it’s … Continue reading

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Star Wars Reads: The Art Of…

It’s October, which as long time readers might know, means that we’re reading all things Star Wars. Stay with us every week as we talk about the newest reads and the most entertaining stories from a galaxy far, far away… … Continue reading

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Star Wars Reads: Thrawn Alliances

It’s October, which as long time readers might know, means that we’re reading all things Star Wars. Stay with us every week as we talk about the newest reads and the most entertaining stories from a galaxy far, far away… … Continue reading

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Kids in the Kitchen

It’s not often we read nonfiction over here at Little Reader, but when we do, it’s always something interesting. This week we’re reading some books on cooking for children. If you’re a parent who’s looking to get your kids more … Continue reading

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Ask Emma – Book Review

For avid Jane Austen fans or for newcomers of the entire Jane-ite genre and its subsequent retellings, Ask Emma might be just the right read to entertain you this autumn. Emma Woods is full of great advice. She is a … Continue reading

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Nine, Ten: A September 11 Story

With Patriot’s Day just having passed, I thought I’d do a book review of a children’s fiction read that is centered around the 9/11 tragedy. It is just an average week in the American life. Tragedy and happiness reign equally … Continue reading

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Comics as Introspection

I don’t know why, but when I was younger, autobiographies were boring. Perhaps it was because the rare autobiographies available to children were all those of early leaders in a pre-digital age, but it seemed to me that daily life … Continue reading

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Re-Reading Childhood Favorites #4

With the release of the film and consequently several books following it, I thought I would wrap up this series with one of the first books I ever read. #1. Book – “Wild nights are my glory,” beamed Mrs. Whatsit. … Continue reading

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Re-Reading Childhood Favorites #3

It’s the third and possibly last week of the series “Re-Reading Childhood Favorites” and I thought I’d end it all with a stand-alone novel focused more on character than on big action and fantasy elements. This easily became one of … Continue reading

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Re-Reading Childhood Favorites #2

Picking up from last week’s first re-reading post, I am re-reading another series that helped to form my childhood. This week we will be discussing all things Percy Jackson with a brief review of the separate book series, the original … Continue reading

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