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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling

This post contains an affiliate link. Title: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling Premise: In Harry’s third year at Hogwarts all heck breaks loose!  Notorious criminal Sirius Black has broken out of Azkaban prison and is … Continue reading

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The Sign of the Beaver by Elizabeth George Speare

This post contains an affiliate link. Title: The Sign of the Beaver by Elizabeth George Speare Notable: Newbery Honor book, 1984 Premise: Matt and his father have claimed a homestead in the Maine wilderness, but Matt’s father must return to … Continue reading

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Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl

This post contains affiliate links. My kids recently discovered the joys of Fantastic Mr. Fox.  I read it many years ago when I was a kid and absolutely loved it!  Was it a part of your childhood too? Premise: Mr. … Continue reading

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The Land of the Silver Apples by Nancy Farmer

This post contains an affiliate link. I finished The Land of the Silver Apples last night and am happy to report that I thoroughly enjoyed it!  It is the second book in the Sea of Trolls trilogy. Premise: When Lucy … Continue reading

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Savage Honor by Cassie Edwards

This post contains an affiliate link. Here it is!  Savage Honor is the final book from my Thrift Store Cheesy Romance Reading Challenge.  This is the one whose cover amused me the most–it certainly looks like one of those traditional … Continue reading

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Having Her Boss’s Baby by Maureen Child

This post contains an affiliate link. Having Her Boss’s Baby is the fourth book from my Thrift Store Cheesy Romance Reading Challenge.  While the title is not terribly intriguing, it does tell you what the book is about.  I was … Continue reading

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The Billionaire’s Defiant Acquisition by Sharon Kendrick

This post contains an affiliate link. The Billionaire’s Defiant Acquisition is the third book from my Thrift Store Cheesy Romance Reading Challenge.  The premise of this book sounded kind of interesting to me–some privileged pretty-girl who needs a dose of … Continue reading

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Sanctuary in Chef Voleur by Mallory Kane

This post contains an affiliate link. Sanctuary in Chef Voleur is the second book from my Thrift Store Cheesy Romance Reading Challenge.  I was tripped up by the title of this book and had no idea what Chef Voleur meant.  … Continue reading

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Pregnant by the Cowboy CEO by Catherine Mann

This post contains an affiliate link. Pregnant by the Cowboy CEO is the first book that I’ve read from my Thrift Store Cheesy Romance Reading Challenge. A young lady named Amie must learn to work with the new CEO for … Continue reading

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The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants – Movie 2005

This post contains an affiliate link. I finally got my hands on the movie adaptation of The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants.  I really enjoyed the book as a feel-good, but still challenging coming-of-age story.  However, after seeing the movie, … Continue reading

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Enslaved by the Desert Trader by Greta Gilbert

This post contains an affiliate link. I know, I know–it’s a romance novel!  I have very broad literary taste and it does include romance novels.  Gasp!  I got Enslaved by the Desert Trader via Harlequin’s reward program.  You earn points … Continue reading

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The Berenstain Bears’ Trouble with Pets by Stan & Jan Berenstain

This post contains an affiliate link. The Berenstain Bears’ Trouble with Pets is a funny book about the realities of owning a dog.  The cubs ask Mama and Papa if they can get a pet, like other cubs have.  Farmer … Continue reading

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Inkheart – Movie 2008

This post contains an affiliate link. So sad, so sad.  Let me shed a tear.  I was hoping, hoping, hoping that this would be a good movie.  I really, really wanted to like it.  I just couldn’t.  After mulling it … Continue reading

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Northanger Abbey – Movie 1987

This post contains affiliate links. I’m trying to catch up with these movies!  The pile of Jane Eyre adaptations really threw me for a loop!  Well, today we’re talking about Northanger Abbey.  This version stars Katharine Schlesinger as Catherine Morland, … Continue reading

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Emma – TV Mini-Series 1972

This post contains affiliate links. It took me two nights to finish the last Emma movie in the stack.  It stars Doran Godwin as Emma, and John Carson as Mr. Knightley.  This one is not for the faint of heart–it’s … Continue reading

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