Monthly Archives: June 2011

Book v Movie: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

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

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Weekly Geeks: Reading and Technology

photo credit This week the folks at Weekly Geeks are asking us about our reading habits, more specifically what type of reading do we do? Do we read paper books, ebooks, a combination of both? Do we like new reading … Continue reading

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Discoveries

One of the great things about book blogs is finding new authors, new books, new genres.  For example, I just finished reading Me, Myself and Why? by MaryJanice Davison, based on Izzybella’s review–loved it.  Then Izzybella turned around and read … Continue reading

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The Classic Bribe Status – Only Two Months To Go!!!

Image Credit So how is my bribe going? In case you missed it, I am bribing everyone by way of an Amazon gift card to one lucky entrant to read just ONE classic book this summer. The Classic Bribe has … Continue reading

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Snoop Our Shelves: Jehara edition #3

It has been eight years since I had a proper bookshelf. While in college one of my best friends gave me this beautiful shelf she had. I coveted that shelf every time I went over to her place. I can’t … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Northern Light

Author: Jennifer Donnelly Publisher: Harcourt, 2003 Genre: Young Adult Literature Pages: 396 Source: A gift from my daughter, Candice Reason For Reading: My blogging friend Jill strongly recommended it. My Rating: A+ Awards Won: The Carnegie Medal, Los Angeles Times … Continue reading

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Review: French Milk

Name of Book: French Milk By: Lucy Knisley Publisher: Epigraph Publishing Copyright Date: 2000 Number of Pages: 188 Format: graphic novel, nonfiction, travelogue Reason for Reading: I ❤ France Rating: A Before I had a book blog, I sporadically wrote … Continue reading

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