Monthly Archives: March 2014

I’ll Be at BEA this Year!

I am ridiculously excited. I’ve been blogging about books for over 4 years now, and I’ve never gone.  This year I have the means and I can take the time off of work.  So I was like “why not?!” My main … Continue reading

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Review: Once by Morris Gleitzman

  Here’s the Goodreads.com description:Felix, a Jewish boy in Poland in 1942, is hiding from the Nazis in a Catholic orphanage. The only problem is that he doesn’t know anything about the war, and thinks he’s only in the orphanage … Continue reading

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My First Audiobook Experience

I guess I should call this my first “real” audiobook experience.  I mean, I tried listening to Margaret Atwood’s The Year of the Flood on audiobook a long time ago, when I was still sharing a car with Twin, but … Continue reading

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Review: The Weight of Blood by Laura McHugh

    Here’s the summary from Netgalley:The town of Henbane sits deep in the Ozark Mountains. Folks there still whisper about Lucy Dane’s mother, a bewitching stranger who appeared long enough to marry Carl Dane and then vanished when Lucy … Continue reading

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Review: The Sound of Broken Glass by Deborah Crombie

      Here’s the description from the back of the book:In the past. . .home to the tragically destroyed Great Exhibition, a solitary thirteen-year-old boy meets his next-door neighbor, a recently widowed young teacher hoping to make a new … Continue reading

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Some French Books I’m Looking Forward to Reading

It’s been a long time since I’ve done a post highlighting French books I can’t wait to read!  There are so many.  So I’ve decided to start a new monthly feature on the blog, with a couple of books en … Continue reading

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Review: Blood Royal by Eric Jager

Here is the description from Netgalley:A riveting true story of murder and detection in 15th-century Paris, by one of the most brilliant medievalists of his generation. On a chilly November night in 1407, Louis of Orleans was murdered by a … Continue reading

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