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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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Book Review – Incredibles Prequel

This week on the blog, we’re getting back to regular book reviews to discuss a rather interesting read based on the recent Incredibles II movie release. Being a super is pretty sweet, especially when you’re the flexibly gifted Elastigirl. It’s … 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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Re-Reading Childhood Favorites #1

For the next few weeks, I will be re-reading childhood books that were an essential part of my childhood. Given the fact that my reading experience has expanded significantly over the years and my writing expertise somewhat improved, I thought … Continue reading

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Brave

If you need a little bit of a pep me up or something to bolster your spirits as you prepare to take on the brand new challenge of middle school, I think I may have found something for you. The … Continue reading

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The Familiar vs Unfamiliar World

If you’ve been reading my blog for quite a while, you may remember how I used to publish posts under the heading “The Writing Files”. While I did abandon these quite a while ago, I am now resuming them as … Continue reading

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