Monthly Archives: July 2010

Book Review: Cornelia Funke’s The Thief Lord

The Thief Lord is a magical story about two young brothers, Prosper and Bo, who, after the death of their mother, run away from their evil aunt and uncle who want to keep cute little Bo and send Prosper off … Continue reading

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Kelly’s [Former] France Blog’s Native American Lit Challenge

Now that I am home and nice and refreshed, I thought it would be a good idea to introduce my new reading challenge, my Native American Lit Challenge.  As I think I’ve mentioned in the past, I absolutely adored the … Continue reading

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Vacation Recap plus New Release Excitement

Back from vacation! And what a busy vacation it was! We usually spent a lot of time at our hotel just relaxing, and I catch up on all my reading. This year, however, was quite different. We stayed right in … Continue reading

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Leaving for Vacation

I leave for my family vacation to Rhode Island on Sunday and just wanted to give a little heads up of what will be happening with the blog while I’m gone. My hotel does have free wifi, so I will try … Continue reading

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New Releases!

I love checking the internet/my local book stores for new releases and upcoming releases. It gets me pumped for new reads and gives me something to look forward to (and save my money for!). I thought it would be fun … Continue reading

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Author News

Okay I am way out of the loop. Am I the only one who didn’t know about Maggie O’Farrell’s new book?? How did this news escape me?? I just saw The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox sitting on my bookshelf … Continue reading

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Review: The Lace Reader

The Lace Reader really took me by surprise, and I’m wondering now why it took me so long to pick it up and read it. Seriously. It’s been in my house since it’s release in 2006, but while I always … Continue reading

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