Monthly Archives: October 2009

Comments: My Thoughts Exactly

Liz B. from A Chair, A Fireplace & A Tea Cozy pretty much summed up my own thoughts on comments.  I especially agreed with the following: I cannot comment on blogs at work, so to the extent I do comment, … Continue reading

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Library Loot: October 14-20

Library Loot is a weekly event co-hosted by Eva and Marg that encourages bloggers to share the books they’ve checked out from the library. If you’d like to participate, just write up your post-feel free to steal the button-and link … Continue reading

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National Book Award Finalists, 2009

The finalists have been announced.  Here’s the list of finalists for Young People’s Literature: Charles and Emma: The Darwins’ Leap of Faith by Deborah Heiligman Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice by Philip Hoose Stitches by David Small Lips Touch: Three … Continue reading

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Cybils 2009: Have you voted yet?

We’re over half way through the voting window.  Have you nominated your favorite book from October 08-October 09?  If you haven’t, what are you waiting for?!  You only have until October 15.  It’s easy.  Click here, fill out the form, … Continue reading

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Library Loot: October 1-13

Library Loot is a weekly event co-hosted by Eva and Marg that encourages bloggers to share the books they’ve checked out from the library. If you’d like to participate, just write up your post-feel free to steal the button-and link … Continue reading

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Waiting on Wednesday: Fallen

Fallen by Lauren Kate There’s something achingly familiar about Daniel Grigori. Mysterious and aloof, he captures Luce Price’s attention from the moment she sees him on her first day at the Sword & Cross boarding school in sultry Savannah, Georgia. … Continue reading

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Review: The Splendor Falls

by Rosemary Clement-Moore After a devastating leg injury ends her promising career as a principle ballerina and some poor choices at her mother’s wedding get her in hot water, Sylvie Davis’ life is in an upheaval.  While her mother and … Continue reading

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