Tag Archives: Nonfiction

The Silk Roads

This week’s read is another nonfiction aimed at children packed chock-full of entertaining facts and figures to entertain. Curious kids and adults alike will enjoy this fascinating book, The Silk Roads: An Illustrated New History of the World, which tells the … Continue reading

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Just Being Audrey

This week is a simple post, what with having gotten my first job (yay!), my second college class ending, and the holidays coming up. I’ve got some pretty special ideas for my December posts, but that’ll have to wait until … Continue reading

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I’ll Take the High Road

Today’s blog post is dedicated to all those who love the gleam of chrome, the smell of a freshly waxed auto, and the thrill of the journey ahead. For every motorist, dreamer, and person with a little bit of wanderlust, this is … Continue reading

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The Many Faces of George Washington

Ok, so I’ll admit it guys. I am way overdue for reviewing this book. Originally, the post was going to put up in July, somewhere around Independence Day, amongst several other revolutionary war titles. Things changed and plans went awry. … Continue reading

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The Notorious Benedict Arnold

It is a dark time for the Americans. As the Revolutionary War rages on, Americans and Brits alike suffer losses. One Benedict Arnold leads a strong force against the British. George Washington trusts this man with his life. Until suddenly … Continue reading

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King Kong – From Fay Wray to Peter Jackson

I picked this informative read  a couple months ago and enjoyed it immensely. Once upon a time, in Depression-era New York, Carl Denham finds the thrill of a lifetime; the eighth wonder of the world. There is a magnificent monster … Continue reading

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Nelly Bly: A Name to Be Reckoned With

As a younger girl, I was a huge fan of Nelly Bly. To me she stood up there along with several historical heroes. Today I don’t read much about her, but I do find her life story pretty amazing. I … Continue reading

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The Jack Sparrow Handbook

Ever wanted to be a pirate? Have you ever thought about pillaging and gaining gold? Even if you’re only a fan of pirate movies, this wonderful book is a must-read for fans of the buccaneering life. In this delightful book … Continue reading

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Disney Trivia From the Vault

Have you ever wondered what an E ticket ride is? If Pluto was originally Mickey’s dog? Fear not, trivia fans! Disney has come through with a book of questions and answers from the “ask Dave” column of Disney magazine. Read … Continue reading

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Walt Disney: Drawn From Imagination

If I have not made my sentiments known before, I’ll make it clear: I am not a lover of research papers. In writing this year’s paper, I made sure to choose a subject I am more enthusiastic about, rather than … Continue reading

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