Monthly Archives: April 2013

Top Ten Tuesday: Topics that Automatically Make Me Pick Up a Book

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by the ladies over at The Broke and the Bookish.  Thank you guys for hosting! This week’s topic is: Words or topics that automatically make me pick up/buy a book So: 1. France (obviously) 2. … Continue reading

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Review: Sloppy Firsts by Megan McCafferty

This hilarious and relatable book introduces us to Jessica Darling, whose best friend and confidante has just moved far away.  Jessica has no one else to confide in the way she confided in Hope, and she doesn’t really enjoy hanging … Continue reading

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Review: L’amant by Marguerite Duras

So, this book, which is translated as The Lover, is said to be autobiographical.  Duras group up in French Indochina, which is in southeast Asia and I believe had parts of Vietnam and Cambodia?? Anyway, the book is pretty short.  … Continue reading

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Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Thought I’d Like More/Less than I Did

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by the ladies over at The Broke and the Bookish!  This week’s topic: Books I thought I’d like more/less than I did. Books I Liked MORE than I thought I would: 1. The Night Circus … Continue reading

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Review: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum

I adored this book.  I’ve owned it for years but never got around to reading it.  And I’m so glad I finally did.  I’m pretty sure you all know the basic story of The Wizard and Dorothy, so I will … Continue reading

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Review: Enchantments by Kathryn Harrison

So I feel lazy and I’m using the book summary from the back of the book instead of typing up my own summary:“St. Petersburg, 1917. After Rasputin’s body is pulled from the icy waters of the Neva River, his eighteen-year-old daughter, … Continue reading

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Top Ten Tuesday: Inspirational Characters

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted over at The Broke and the Bookish!  Don’t forget to check out their great site! This week’s topic is: Rewind!  We can choose any past topic.  So I decided on Inspirational Characters.  Here are just … Continue reading

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