Monthly Archives: January 2011

What I’m Reading Weekly Roundup (Late…)

In Blogs How many spaces after a period.? The people who still think it’s two kill me. Unless they are using a typewriter. Then it’s fine. What’s YOUR childhood trauma? Babysitter’s Club fashionista. Battle of the Kids’ Books 2011! And … Continue reading

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The Russian Debutante’s Handbook – Gary Shteyngart

Rating: 2 stars Shelf: Reading Now This wasn’t horrible, it just wasn’t that great either. It wasn’t all that the 5 or so pages (overkill?) of good reviews inserted at the front of the book said it was going to … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading Weekly Roundup

It’s back! I think this was my post popular regular weekly feature, so this is what I’m bringing back. It also helped keep me on top of book news – which is a must. I’m hoping to bring back some … Continue reading

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A Weekly Feature?

I need to bring back a weekly feature, now that things aren’t so crazy anymore. I mean – they’re still pretty crazy. But, for a while there I was trying to help my father as well as trying to help … Continue reading

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Of Mice and Men – John Steinbeck

Rating: 5 stars Shelf: Reading Now I’m not sure what took me so long to read this classic. I hate that. When a book this good slips out of my reach year after year for one reason or another. Then … Continue reading

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Persepolis – Marjane Satrapi

Rating: 3 stars Shelf: Reading Now Boyfriend should be bringing me Persepolis 2 to read over the weekend. I feel as though I need to withhold judgment until then. Not that this was bad or anything – it was quite … Continue reading

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A Northern Light – Jennifer Donnelly

Rating: 5 stars Shelf: Reading Now Fabulous. Wonderful. Incredibly well written. Fantastic dialogue. Characters that immediately capture your heart. A plot that is engaging and beautiful – young Mattie is an intelligent girl growing up in the Adirondacks in 1906. … Continue reading

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