Monthly Archives: August 2012

Book Review: Off Balance

Name of Book: Off Balance: A Memoir By: Dominique Moceanu, Paul and Teri Williams Publisher: Touchstone Copyright Date: June 12, 2012 Format: nonfiction, memoir Reason for Reading: I ❤ gymnastics, I ❤ the Olympics, I ❤ the ‘Magnificent Seven’ Source: … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Tower (Deck of Lies)

Name of Book: The Tower (Deck of Lies) By: Jade Varden Publisher: self-published Copyright Date: 2012 Format: fiction Disclaimer: I was given a free copy of this for review; however, my thoughts and opinions are my own. Source: the author … Continue reading

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Book Review: Luncheon of the Boating Party

Name of the Book: Luncheon of the Boating Party By: Susan Vreeland Pages: 448 Publisher: Penguin Books Copyright: February 26, 2008 Source: my shelves (paperback) Reason for Reading: June’s bookclub selection. (And it happened to be a title on my … Continue reading

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Book Review: On the Road

Author: Jack Keroauc Publisher: Viking, 1957 (written in 1951) Genre: Literary Fiction My Rating: B Summary from Amazon: On the Road tells the story of two friends whose four cross-country road trips are a quest for meaning and true experience. … Continue reading

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Review: at face value

We have a special treat for you today, dear readers. We are pleased to announce Clover as our new guest blogger. She will be with us the third Wednesday of each month. 🙂 Name of the Book: at face value … Continue reading

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Review: Marlow and the Monster – Giveaway Too!!!

Book Title: Marlow and the Monster Author: Sharon Cramer (illustrator as well) Original Publication Date: 2012 Edition Read: 2012 B&F Publishing Total Pages: 22 Genre: Kid Lit Reason Read: To participate in the blog tour that provided me with a … Continue reading

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Review: Operating Instructions

Book Title: Operating Instructions: A Journal of My Son’s First Year Author: Anne Lamott Original Publication Date: 1993 Edition Read: 1993, Pantheon Books Total Pages: 251 Genre: Memoir Reason Read: Author writes about her son, Sam’s, first year. My son, … Continue reading

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