Tag Archives: young adult

Short Film: Nebula

This should bring a smile to your face and lighten your day:

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Book Review: Ysabel by Kay (3.5 Stars)

Ysabel by Guy Gavriel Kay 3.5 out of 5 stars Read in Nov/Dec 2013 Synopsis (excerpts from author’s website Bright Weavings): Provence, in the south of France, is a part of the world that has been—and continues to be—called a … Continue reading

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Items from Nancy Drew author sold at Ohio auction – Yahoo omg!

http://omg.yahoo.com/news/items-nancy-drew-author-sold-ohio-auction-001515538.html I read Nancy Drew mysteries in the 70s.  My mom had a few of the originals printed in the 30s. Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. Ciao, Jon

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Book Review: The Book Thief by Zusak (5 Stars)

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak 5 out of 5 stars Read in April 2009 This book is outstanding and well deserving of its many awards. Even better, it is classified as young adult fiction. And I hope one day, … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Book of Three by Alexander (4 stars)

The Book of Three by Lloyd Alexander 4 out of 5 stars Read in December 2008 This was published the same year I was, born that is.  How did I miss this delightful tale and only stumble upon it in … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Hobbit by Tolkien (5 stars)

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien 5 out of 5 stars Read most recently in November 2009. A delightful introduction to the world of Middle Earth. Follow the adventures (or misadventures) of a respectable hobbit turned burglar, a wizard and a … Continue reading

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Movie Review: The Hunger Games (2012)

The Hunger Games (2012) 3.5 out of 5 stars Better than the book, barely.  I read the book and gave it three stars.  I knew then, when I finished reading it, that a movie would deliver more impact in some … Continue reading

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