Monthly Archives: April 2015

My Week in Books: Mostly Middle Grade

This week’s books are all novel length, and except for This One Summer, I think they’re all great middle grade reads. Lockwood and Co.: The Screaming Staircase, by Jonathan Stroud I can’t wait to read more in this middle grade … Continue reading

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Grateful: Still Here

A year ago, we were house hunting and beefing up my husband’s resume. In a strange twist of fate, he was preparing to interview for his own engineering position. Never a great feeling, especially when getting that job back would … Continue reading

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MWiB: A Bunch of Books, and Then Some

It’s been a busy couple of weeks, and I’ve missed posting for you. Fortunately, I haven’t stopped reading! Ms. Rapscott’s Girls, by Elise Primavera Years ago, when I was very new to my library, I got a book called The … Continue reading

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Top 10 Pulse-Pounding, Nail-Biting Historical Fiction Adventures by Kate Hannigan

Originally posted on Nerdy Book Club:
Historical fiction doesn’t have to be a hard sell. For some young readers – my own kids included – it conjures up images of wooden-toothed men in white wigs or dusty, musty storylines. Often,…

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