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When Reading Affects Your Dreams

Reading time: 3 – 5 minutes Sometimes when you watch a scary movie – it haunts you in your dream. But who would have thought a book could have such power? (And weeks after you’ve read it!) I had a dream that I was Katniss Everdeen from The Hunger Games/Catching Fire. I mean – I was Katniss, but I was also myself. Even so – I had a dream I was being…
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FRIDAY FIRSTS: Once a Witch #Meme

Reading time: 2 – 4 minutes Blogger Meme: Friday Firsts I try to tweet about all participants, so don’t forget to include your Twitter username if you want to be notified of your tweet mention! The first line can make or break a reader’s interest. Just how well did the author pull you in to the story with their first sentence? To participate in…
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REVIEW: Song of the Silk Road by Mingmei Yip (100)

Title: Song of the Silk Road Author: Mingmei Yip Pages: 352 ISBN: 978-0758241825 Synopsis (Taken from Amazon.com) As a girl growing up in Hong Kong, Lily Lin was captivated by photographs of the desert – its long, lonely vistas and shifting sand dunes. Now living in New York, Lily is struggling to finish her graduate degree when she receives an…
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REVIEW: My Monster Burrufu by Alberto Corral

Title: My Monster Burrufu Author: Alberto Corral Illustrator: Alessandra Sorrentino Pages: 102 ★★★★★ Synopsis: (Taken from Amazon.com) Seven-year-old Olivia has just moved to a new house — the same house where a lonely monster named Burrufu lives hidden in a secret attic. One night, unable to resist the smell of delicious cookies, Burrufu sneaks…
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REVIEW: A Year Without Autumn by Liz Kessler (109)

Title: A Year Without Autumn Author: Liz Kessler Pages: 304 ISBN:978-0763655952 Rating: ★★★★★ Synopsis (Taken from Amazon.com) If you could see into the future – would you look? Jenni Green doesn’t have a choice. On her way to visit her best friend, Autumn, Jenni suddenly finds she’s been transported exactly one year forward in time. Now she…
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REVIEW: #97 This is Me From Now On by Barbara Dee

Reading time: 3 – 5 minutes Title: This is Me From Now On Author: Barbara Dee Pages: 272 ISBN: 978-1416994145 Rating: Synopsis (Taken from Amazon.com) Sometimes your life just needs a little jolt. This is what Evie’s new friend Francesca tells her, and soon enough, Evie’s life has had something more like an earthquake. Francesca thinks life is dull…
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In Search of Small Town Treasures

You are here: Home / Sponsored / In Search of Small Town Treasures In Search of Small Town Treasures Reading time: 3 – 5 minutes This is a Sponsored Post written by me on behalf of Ramblers Way. All opinions are 100% mine. Forrest and I have been watching a lot of documentaries lately on the decline of small town(s) and what they bring to us…
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