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Book Haul

May is getting closer to being done but there’s still so many books to come out. There’s times when I think I should wait to buy the new books until I lessen my TBR pile(like I said I would do) but then comes the fear of not having the money when I am ready to buy the books. 208 more words


Review: Banneker Bones and the Giant Robot Bees

Banneker Bones and the Giant Robot Bees by Robert Kent, illustrated by Adam Smith (Middle Grade Ninja Press, 2014)

I’m trying to make a practice every year of reviewing a few items that are not part of the larger published cannon of things.   590 more words

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Flashback Fridays: You are now a discard. We have no further use for you in play . . .

You’re a kid whose wandered into a place he should not have.  Where you happen upon the mysterious Them, playing with human lives.  And you get caught and thrown to the far boundaries of the world.   637 more words

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A Tuesday Ten: Seeing Red

Next up on my list is the color Red! Having fun rocking around the rainbow with these latest Tuesday Ten lists.


The Secret Kingdom… 739 more words

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Flashback Fridays (Blog Post flashback): Violets are blue, rosemary’s green, when I am king, you shall be queen . . .

Tomorrow I’m heading up to the Christening of my newphew.  Yours truly gets to play godmother!  Yep an actual factual godmother–and I couldn’t be more delighted.   739 more words

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A Tuesday Ten: A Study in Blue . . .

I decided it might be fun to do some lists that were an exploration on colors and where you’d find them.  Whether part of the title, a significant part of the book, or some other reference to the color, I’ve compiled a list of children’s science fiction and fantasy that are bound to be feeling at least a little blue. 905 more words

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Reviews: Mars Evacuees

Mars Evacuees by Sophia McDougall (HarperCollins, February 2015)

Alice Dare is going to Mars.  She’s not entirely sure she wants to go (even if she does want to escape the Muckling Abbot School for Girls).   568 more words

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