Monthly Archives: June 2011

Review: Rêves amers by Maryse Condé

Rêves amers was my first experience reading Maryse Condé and I really enjoyed it.  This story follows young Rose-Aimée from her little poverty-stricken village in the Haitian countryside to the bustling city of Port-au-Prince, where she must work to provide … Continue reading

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Omg I’m slacking again (or really just too busy to remember to post)

I have a few reviews written and scheduled so I haven’t totally forgotten to blog 😉  The read-a-thon I participated in last weekend went really well.  I finished 3 books the first day.  I would have finished 3 more the … Continue reading

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Read-a-thon Updates

I’m condensing all my updates for the Spring into Summer read-a-thon in this one post 🙂 Update #1 (2:00 PM my time) Total Books Read: 1Total Pages Read: 198Total Time Read: 4 hoursThis is my first update 🙂  I’m having … Continue reading

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Spring into Summer Read-a-thon starts today!

The Spring into Summer Read-a-thon, hosted by SqueakyBooks, starts for me in just a few minutes.  I’m really excited to have an excuse to do practically nothing but read for 36 hours.  I do need to stop by my Gramma’s … Continue reading

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Some Bookish Ramblings

So I am currently reading this: But I’m not really feeling it.  Which I don’t understand, because I like the story, and I like the setting, and I like the writing.  There’s just something bothersome about it.  I’m sure I’ll … Continue reading

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Review: South of Superior by Ellen Airgood (and it’s out today!)

Ellen Airgood’s stunning debut, South of Superior, is a book you won’t want to miss. Madeline Stone feels very alone in the world after her adoptive mother passes away, so when she gets a letter in the mail from her … Continue reading

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Review: Molière by Christophe Mory

I had to read this biography of the life of the French playwrite Molière for my Molière class this past semester.  It was very interesting, but not really an actually biography.  As my teacher put it, it’s “la biographie mythologique” … Continue reading

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