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Audiobook Review: Howl’s Moving Castle

In the land of Ingary where such things as seven-league boots and cloaks of invisibility really exist, it is quite a misfortune to be born the eldest of the three. Everyone...

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Mini book reviews: November and December

I am currently eight (!) books behind on reviews, so it's time for some mini-reviews, yes? Yes. The Daily Show's Five Questions from Comedy Central: Back when Craig Kilborn...

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Audiobook Review: Ella Enchanted

Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine is a reread for me, though the audiobook narrated by Eden Riegel is a brand new experience. It has been years--years!--since I've read EE....

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Book Review: Alias Madame Doubtfire

"How dare you?" Miranda shook with rage. "How dare you deceive me like this, and arrange for my own children to deceive me? How dare you encourage them to collude with you in...

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Audiobook Review: Tangerine

But I can see. I can see everything. I can see things that Mom and Dad can't. Or won't. I attempted to listen to the audiobook of Tangerine by Edward Bloor (narrated by Ramón...

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Book Review: A Star for the Latecomer

Were there other kids out there whose parents wanted them to be big football heroes, or presidents of the class? The pressure to succeed must be felt by a lot of kids I know....

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2011 Reading Challenges

I have decided to sign up for the following reading challenges for 2011. Quirky Brown Reading Challenge: The focus here is on books offering an offbeat black experience, which...

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