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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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REVIEW: The Memoir of Marilyn Monroe (104)

Title: The Memoir of Marilyn Monroe Author: Sandi Gelles-Cole Pages: 178 ISBN: 978-0978662134 Rating: ★★★★★ Synopsis (Taken from Amazon.com) Sandi Gelles-Cole imagines the life the screen legend and enduring cultural icon might have led — from the opening scene (below) to her 85th birthday on June 1. DRAMA QUEEN June 1, 2011 They say only the good…
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REVIEW: Go the Fuck to Sleep (102)

Title: Go the Fuck to Sleep Author: Adam Mansbach Pages: 32 ISBN: 978-1617750250 Synopsis (Taken from Amazon.com) Go the Fuck to Sleep is a bedtime book for parents who live in the real world, where a few snoozing kitties and cutesy rhymes don’t always send a toddler sailing blissfully off to dreamland. Profane, affectionate, and radically honest,…
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