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THE JULIET CLUB, by Suzanne Harper

Picked this up at a used book sale at the library. The Juliet Club stirred up my interest in reading Shakespeare again. It was refreshing to read about fun-loving young people who are interested in literature and drama and, specifically, Shakespeare. 28 more words


Five Things (Quality) YA Fiction Is Not

In the world of people who love YA (young adult) fiction, there have been a plethora of blog posts dedicated to defining YA lit, but I’d like to attempt something different. 1,464 more words


Author/Illustrator: Doug TenNapel

My rating: 3.5 of 5

Living with a disease that numerous doctors have deemed “incurable,” Garth Hale is pretty sure he doesn’t have much longer in the land of the living. 328 more words

Book Review

Getting Kids to Read - Lotta's Bike

If we are to get little ones reading, we have to keep them interested. This means sharing a wide range of books with them. A wonderful book called ‘Lotta’s Bike’ by Astrid Lindgren will most certainly make them want to… 277 more words

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Review: "Stuart Little" by E.B. White

I was able to finish this little diddy with a two hour car ride.  Honest to goddess, I love audio books.

While I am glad to have read this classic, I’m sure I’ll be fine not picking it back up.  183 more words

School Days

'More Than This' by Patrick Ness

More Than This by Patrick Ness
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

One of he most gripping and surreal novel openings I have read in a very long time. 91 more words



Hi friends, fans and visitors,

I was thinking yesterday about this whole publishing business we are engaged in and I couldn’t help but be reminded of the similarities between the modern day rush to be published and the great gold rushes of the early to mid 1800’s. 819 more words

Paul G Day