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Book Review: Lost Boy

Lost Boy: The True Story of Captain Hook Christina Henry ★★★★☆ Goodreads ~ Amazon ~ Barnes&Noble There is one version of my story that everyone knows. And then there is the truth. This is how it happened. How I went from being Peter Pan’s first—and favorite—lost boy to his greatest enemy. Peter brought me to… Continue reading Book Review: Lost Boy

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Book Review: Alice (The Chronicles of Alice #1)

Alice (The Chronicles of Alice #1) Christina Henry ★★★★☆ Goodreads ~ Amazon ~ Barnes&Noble In a warren of crumbling buildings and desperate people called the Old City, there stands a hospital with cinderblock walls which echo the screams of the poor souls inside. In the hospital, there is a woman. Her hair, once blond, hangs… Continue reading Book Review: Alice (The Chronicles of Alice #1)

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Book Review: Milkweed

Milkweed by Jerry Spinelli ★★★★☆ Goodreads ~ Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble He’s a boy called Jew. Gypsy. Stopthief. Runt. Happy. Fast. Filthy son of Abraham.  He’s a boy who lives in the streets of Warsaw. He’s a boy who steals food for himself and the other orphans. He’s a boy who believes in bread,… Continue reading Book Review: Milkweed

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Book Review: Legend

Legend by Marie Lu ★★★★☆ Goodreads ~ Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble What was once the western United States is now home to the Republic, a nation perpetually at war with its neighbors. Born into an elite family in one of the Republic's wealthiest districts, fifteen-year-old June is a prodigy being groomed for success in… Continue reading Book Review: Legend

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ARC Book Review: Little Moments of Love

Little Moments of Love by Catana Chetwynd ★★★★☆ Goodreads ~ Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble Soppy meets Sarah’s Scribbles in this sweet collection of comics about the simple, precious, silly, everyday moments that make up a relationship. What began as stray doodles on scraps of paper became an internet sensation when Catana Chetwynd’s boyfriend shared her drawings online. Now,… Continue reading ARC Book Review: Little Moments of Love

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Book Review: Nightmares!

Nightmares! by Jason Segel & Kirsten Miller ★★★★☆ Goodreads ~ Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble Charlie Laird has several problems: 1. His dad married a woman he is sure moonlights as a witch. 2. He had to move into her purple mansion, which is not a place you want to find yourself after dark. 3. He can’t… Continue reading Book Review: Nightmares!

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Book Review: The Miracle of Mindfulness

The Miracle of Mindfulness: A Manual on Meditation by Thich Nhat Hanh ★★★★☆ Goodreads ~ Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble Exercises in active and passive Zen meditation are accompanied by a discussion of their relevance in contemporary living. (Goodreads) I cannot express how much I adore Thích Nhất Hạnh and his works. A Vietnamese Buddhist… Continue reading Book Review: The Miracle of Mindfulness

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Book Review: People are Strange

People are Strange by James Newman ★★★★☆ Goodreads ~ Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble A talking bug who may or may not be our sixteenth President reincarnated...a beloved grandfather with a terrible secret...a man who takes "coveting they neighbor's wife" to a horrifying new low...a community composed of sadists and serial killers...two smiling men in… Continue reading Book Review: People are Strange