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Book Review: Kira-Kira

Continuing the pattern of last year, I’m making a good run through the Newbery winners.  I picked Kira-Kira by Cynthia Kadohata in part because it also serves my diversity challenge, centering on a Japanese-American family living in Georgia in the … Continue reading

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Blog Hop: Multitask Reading

Today’s Book Blogger Hop question is:  Can you read and watch TV or listen to the radio at the same time? The very thought of reading and watching TV makes my head hurt a bit.  I can do a lot of … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Girl from Everywhere

I love a good premise.  I love good characters, but I usually pick up books because something in the premise grabs me—so how could I resist The Girl from Everywhere by Heidi Heilig?  It’s a fantasy of traveling to anywhere … Continue reading

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Blog Hop: Love Is in the Pages…

Today’s Book Blogger Hop question is: What is your favorite Valentine’s Day read? Hmm, I don’t think I’ve ever given much thought to a Valentine’s Day read before.  My favorite bookish romance remains Turnip and Arabella in The Mischief of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Remembering Lucy Maud Montgomery

I kicked off my L. M. Montgomery-related reading challenge this year with a book that’s sat on my shelf unread for a while (I love when challenges get me to read unread books I own!): Remembering Lucy Maud Montgomery, edited … Continue reading

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