Monthly Archives: April 2011

Book v Movie: Soul Surfer

The Movie: Last weekend, I saw the movie Soul Surfer. I didn’t know it was based on a book until I read it in the credits. I remember when this story hit the news years ago, but I didn’t keep … Continue reading

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The 2011 Pulitzer Prize Winners

Whenever you see a book review from me (Margot) here on Quirky Girls Read it will always be about a book that has won an award. I love my book challenges and this is one I’ve happily set for myself. … Continue reading

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Blast From the Past: The Day I Ate Whatever I Wanted

Jehara, being busy celebrating her birthday (happy birthday, my friend), asked if I’d fill in for her scheduled post.  Following her example, I turned to a book I reviewed in 2008 for my personal blog. Go find this book at … Continue reading

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Time For Some Teasers

Teaser Tuesday is sponsored by MizB at Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Grab a book you are reading, open to a random page and pull two sentences. Post the book title, author, and page number. No spoilers, please. Each Quirky Girl … Continue reading

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Review: The Lying Game

Name of Book: The Lying Game By: Sara Shepard  Publisher: HarperCollins Copyright Date: 2010 Number of Pages: 207 (Nook edition) Format: YA Fiction  Reason for Reading: I have a fascination with lying. I lied incessantly as a kid, and still find myself … Continue reading

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Review (and a Giveaway!): Exit the Actress

  Name of Book: Exit the Actress By: Priya Parmar Publisher: Touchstone, Original Edition Copyright Date: 2011 Number of Pages: 464 (Trade Paperpack) Format: Adult Fiction Reason for Reading: Summary rocked! Rating: A+ If you ever took an Introduction to Theatre course … Continue reading

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Bookish Thoughts: Book Trailers

More Sarah Addison Allen love, although the Moon trailer is still my favorite. Until recently, I had never given book trailers much thought. I knew they existed and had seen a couple, but they weren’t really my thing. However, after reading … Continue reading

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