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When You Find Out the World Is Against You: And Other Funny Memories About Awful Moments by Kelly Oxford

This post contains an affiliate link. A special thank-you to Dey Street Books and Goodreads for providing an ARC for me to review! Title: When You Find Out the World Is Against You: And Other Funny Memories About Awful Moments by … Continue reading

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Favorite Book Criticisms #2

More of my favorite book criticisms!  Enjoy! “I can’t imagine anyone wanting to read anymore about Artemis Fowl. He is a nasty, nasty little boy. The only way I’d ever like to read more about him is if the adventures … Continue reading

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5 Literary Gift Ideas – #2

Here’s my second installment of hand-picked literary gift ideas!  The last item, the arm warmers, are something that I use when reading in the winter months. For a person with poor circulation, these are a godsend when reading! This post … Continue reading

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5 Literary Gift Ideas – #1

I’m starting a new series of posts, probably monthly, to showcase some really fun gift ideas for people who love books and reading.  (Like myself!)  I hope that these posts will be helpful for those of you who have a … Continue reading

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Favorite Book Criticisms #1

When I finish reading a book and writing a review for it, I like to look at other online reviews for that particular title.  It’s fun to see how my thoughts compare with the rest of the general populace. Sometimes … Continue reading

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Bears on Wheels by Stan & Jan Berenstain

This post contains an affiliate link. Bears on Wheels is great book for little kids who are just learning to count.  The text is very short and repetitive.  Each page is simply a counting of how many bears are on … Continue reading

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The Far Side Gallery 2 by Gary Larson

This post contains an affiliate link. We picked up The Far Side Gallery 2 at the local thrift store.  Thrift stores are great places to find cartoon anthologies!  Anyhow, we are big fans of The Far Side.  I love the humor … Continue reading

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Azazel by Isaac Asimov

This post contains an affiliate link. My husband is a fan of Isaac Asimov.  I was a bit dubious, especially considering there’s a demon on the front cover.  I don’t like horror-type anything, so I was fearful that this book … Continue reading

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Wayside: The Movie – 2005

This post contains affiliate links. I had no idea that there was a Wayside movie out there!  The kids and I watched it a few days ago to compare it to the books.  Though the kids enjoyed it very much, … Continue reading

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The Color of Magic – TV Mini-Series 2008

This post contains affiliate links. The hubby and I watched The Color of Magic last night.  Having recently read the book, I was better able to compare it to the movie.  The movie title is slightly misleading because it actually tells the story … Continue reading

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My Life and Hard Times by James Thurber

This post contains an affiliate link. I’m not sure where I got My Life and Hard Times–perhaps at a library book sale.  (I love those!)  This is the only book by James Thurber that I own, but I will definitely … Continue reading

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Nim’s Island by Wendy Orr

This post contains an affiliate link. Nim’s Island is about a girl named Nim, her dad Jack, Nim’s pen pal Alexandra, a seal named Selkie, and an iguana named Fred.  Jack is a scientist who studies all kinds of animals, … Continue reading

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The Light Fantastic by Terry Pratchett

This post contains an affiliate link. The Light Fantastic is the sequel to The Color of Magic, which I reviewed earlier.  This book picks up the story where the previous book left off, in the middle of the adventures of … Continue reading

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The Worst Class Trip Ever by Dave Barry

This post contains an affiliate link. The Worst Class Trip Ever is about Wyatt, Suzana, and Matt.  They go on a field trip to Washington, D.C.  While they are on the plane, Matt and Wyatt see two men looking at … Continue reading

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The Son of Neptune by Rick Riordan

This post contains an affiliate link. The Son of Neptune is a book about Percy Jackson.  Percy is wandering around the USA.  He is being followed by the three Gorgon sisters who are trying to kill him, but every time … Continue reading

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