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Review: Salt To The Sea by Ruta Sepetys

Winter, 1945. Four teenagers. Four secrets. Each one born of a different homeland; each one hunted, and haunted, by tragedy, lies…and war. As thousands of desperate refugees flock to the coast in the midst of a Soviet advance, four paths converge, vying for passage aboard the Wilhelm Gustloff, a ship that promises safety and freedom.… Continue reading Review: Salt To The Sea by Ruta Sepetys

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Review: Road to Yesterday by Greta Cribbs

Would you travel through time to save your brother’s life? How much would you be willing to sacrifice for the good of your family? Two brothers fight for their lives in two hospitals, one in 2007 and the other in 2017. Meanwhile their younger sisters, Kim and Violet, find themselves traveling a road where time… Continue reading Review: Road to Yesterday by Greta Cribbs

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Books I Am Planning To Read This Summer

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s theme is a summer reads freebie. Since I’ve already done a post on Summer Reading Recommendations, I’ve decided to do a post about the books I am planning to read myself this summer. Because I run a lot of children’s programs… Continue reading Books I Am Planning To Read This Summer

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Review: The Grumpface by B.C.R. Fegan

The Grumpface is a poetic fairy-tale that tells the story of Dan, an inventor who ventures into a forest looking for a rose. Instead he finds the mysterious Grumpface who threatens to hold him captive unless he passes some difficult challenges. What follows is a humorous adventure that neither Dan nor the Grumpface could have… Continue reading Review: The Grumpface by B.C.R. Fegan

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Saturday Song: That’s What I Like by Bruno Mars

Happy Saturday! This is yet another scheduled Saturday Song coming your way, because I’ve got a bunch of work things going on, and I probably won’t remember by the time I get home around supper. But I am super excited about this song, so it’s all good. This video was released a couple months back,… Continue reading Saturday Song: That’s What I Like by Bruno Mars

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Are YA Contemporary Books Doomed to Become Irrelevant?

So I recently put together a post about summer recommendations, and I included some books that I had read a number of years ago when I was still in junior/senior high school. One of these books were the Princess Diaries series by Meg Cabot. I loved that series when I was in junior high. It’s… Continue reading Are YA Contemporary Books Doomed to Become Irrelevant?