Monthly Archives: July 2014

July 30th – Anatomy of a Boyfriend by Daria Snadowsky

Daria is a big fan of Judy Blume’s, Forever and it shows. The references that I notice were: the white house, the red hair, the friend from the past, and the awkward clumsiness. I always wanted a totally all white … Continue reading

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July 29th – Shooting the Moon and The Land of Stories:The Wishing Spell

July 29th – Shooting the Moon by Frances O’Roark Dowell and The Land of Stories:The Wishing Spell by Chris Colfer I love Half-Price books and their clearance basement. I tend to go down there and buy dollar YA books, and … Continue reading

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Regarding Monster Teachers by Peter Brown

Originally posted on Nerdy Book Club:
As an author and illustrator of children’s books, I spend a lot of time thinking about my own childhood. And when I look back, some of my most vivid memories involve teachers. My teachers…

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July 28th – Jellicoe Road Conclusion

Well I was happy I stuck with that book! Powerful ending and everything is made clear. After I finished, I went back and reread some of the first chapters, and figured out what I was missing to begin with. It … Continue reading

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July 27th – Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta

Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta I reserved a lot of Prince award winning books at the library, and this was one of them. I started it this morning, and it is very confusing to me. I am now on page … Continue reading

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July 26th – Conclusion of He Said- She Said

He Said – She Said By Kwame Alexander Okay, now today Kwame has me by including my favorite author in the novel, Pat Conroy! Now if this gets YA to read Conroy’s books, I’ll put up with the holes in … Continue reading

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