Monthly Archives: May 2011

Armchair BEA: Welcome!

The Book Expo of America is taking place this week, May 23-27 in New York City. The Armchair BEA is an online convention for those of us who could not attend.  Hello, BEA-ers! Welcome to QGR! We are excited to have … Continue reading

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Book v. Movie: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

With the final installment of the Harry Potter movie franchise coming out, we thought it would be fun to revisit the phenomenon with a special edition series of Harry Potter Book v Movie columns. Name of Book: Harry Potter and … Continue reading

Posted in Bookish Thoughts, Fiction, Posts by Izzy, YA | Tagged | 11 Comments

Review: The Red Leather Diary

Name of Book: The Red Leather Diary: Reclaiming a Life Through the Pages of a Lost Journal By: Lily Koppel Publisher: Harper Copyright Date: 2008 Number of Pages: 336 Format: nonfiction Reason for Reading: book club selection for May Rating: B- “The trunk was one … Continue reading

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Review: How to Shop for Free

Title: How to Shop for Free: shopping secrets for smart women who love to get something for nothing By: Kathy Spencer with Samantha Rose Publisher: Da Capo Press Copyright Date: 2010 # of Pages: 185 (Nook edition) Reason for Reading:  … Continue reading

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Review: Rabbit, Run

Book Title: Rabbit, Run Author: John Updike Original Publication Date: 1960 Edition Read: Fawcett Crest, 1983 Total Pages: 284 Genre: Modern Classic Reason Read: Found On Folks’ Bookshelf – Seemed Like I Should Have Read Updike By Now Rating: 3 … Continue reading

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Blast From the Past: Reading Lolita in Tehran, Part I

Before I had a book blog, I sporadically wrote about books on my personal blog.  From time to time, I like to share here some of my favorite books I’ve read during the last three years. Here is Part One of … Continue reading

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A taste of what is to come

I am in between books at the moment, but I am really excited about my upcoming reads.  One of my best friends and I have a book club with each other. We take turns picking a book, we read it, … Continue reading

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