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A shift, for a time, and some favorite past posts

I’m nearing my 325th Best of It blog entry. For some bloggers, that’s a mere drop in the bucket. This is a real milestone for me, and I don’t take it lightly that I’ve grown my readership over the past … Continue reading

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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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My Week in Books: Tales of Many Tastes-Tastes of Many Tales?

I finished several novels this week. Thank the ear infections for my time spent on the couch. At least they have been good for something! Garment of Shadows, by Laurie R. King Yet another Russell and Holmes mystery. Such a … Continue reading

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My Week in Books: Mystery and History

Finally, another My Week in Books! It’s not that I haven’t been reading them, it’s that I have been finishing a few long ones. I really had to finish up another Russell and Holmes book, for instance, before posting this … Continue reading

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A Celebration of Caroline Starr Rose’s BLUE BIRDS: We Were the Fortunate Strangers

Blue Birds, Carolyn Rose Starr’s latest novel in verse, releases in a couple of months. I have anxiously awaited this book since I read her first book, May B. I fell in love with Caroline’s dear courageous heroine there, and she’s made … Continue reading

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