Monthly Archive: June 2010

Progress: Notes on A Reading Life – June 30, 2010

Progress: Notes From A Reading Life Button

Wow!  I haven’t done one of these in the longest time, but I severely need to get back in the habit of tracking my reading.  I feel like everything has gone all helter skelter without me having all of my…
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Lost vs. Rowan The Strange: A Nerds Heart YA Showdown

Nerds Heart YA

LOST vs. ROWAN THE STRANGE The Nerds Heart YA Tournament seeks to find and recognize the finest in Young Adult Literature in underrepresented categories.  All books selected to compete in this tournament fit into at least one and sometimes more…
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Rowan The Strange, by Julie Hearn – Book Review

Rowan the Strange, by Julie Hearn

Rowan the Strange, by Julie Hearn Oxford University Press  – April 2010– Hardcover – 352 pages Source: Purchased for my personal collection Rowan the Strange is set in 1939, just on the eve of England entering the fighting in World…
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Lost, by Jacqueline Davies – Book Review

Lost, by Jacqueline Davies

Lost, by Jacqueline Davies Marshall Cavendish Corp  – April 1, 2009 – Hardcover – 242 pages Source: Purchased for my personal collection Sixteen-year-old Essie Rosenfeld has had a hard life growing up on New York’s Lower East Side in the…
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The Summer of Skinny Dipping, by Amanda Howells – Book Review

The Summer of Skinny Dipping, Amanda Howells

The Summer of Skinny Dipping, by Amanda Howells Sourcebooks Fire  – June 1, 2010 – Hardcover – 304 pages Source:  Review copy sent by the publisher 16-year-old Mia Gordon has been just been dumped by her boyfriend Jake.  After such…
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And Just Where Are You Going to Put All These?

Callie & The Hachette Box of Books

I Thought You Were Dead: A Love Story, by Pete Nelson – Book Review

I thought You Were Dead

In Pete Nelson‘s I Thought You Were Dead, Paul Gustavson’s life has truly fallen apart.  He is struggling to write his latest “For Morons” book, his wife has left him, his sometime girlfriend leaves no doubt that she is considering…
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An Awesome Reader & Her Magical Bag of Books

Tiffani is a new reader of my blog whom I have traded a number of e-mails on the topic of being an eclectic reader.  She has been enjoying my all over the map recommendations, and I asked her if she…
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5 Reasons Why I Keep Coming Back to Audiobooks

Audiobook Week

My friend Jen over at Devourer of Book is hosting Audiobook Week this week.  Those of my readers who are also bloggers, or who are heavy blog readers, probably have not been able to miss this big celebration of the…
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Backseat Saints, by Joshilyn Jackson – Book Review

Backseat Saints, Joshilyn Jackson

Backseat Saints, by Joshilyn Jackson Grand Central Publishing  – June 8, 2010 – Hardcover – 352 pages Joshilyn Jackson (Website) Source:  Review copy sent by the publisher Rose Mae Lolley has known a world of hurt since her mother left…
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