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Recent Reads and Recs: August 2012 Edition

Brief thoughts on books you may or may not want to explore on your own.   ADULT FICTION  A Game of Thrones, by George R.R. Martin I tried hard to like this book based upon recommendations and the popularity of the HBO series that has come from it. However, though it had enough strengths to… Continue reading Recent Reads and Recs: August 2012 Edition

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Recent Reads and Recs: July 2012 Edition

Brief thoughts on books you may or may not want to explore on your own. ADULT NONFICTION Bossypants, by Tina Fey  I’m not a huge non-fiction reader at all, and increasingly less so if the non-fiction book in question is a memoir. Not that Fey’s book quite falls squarely into this category, but I’d say… Continue reading Recent Reads and Recs: July 2012 Edition

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Saturday Summation – 26 May 2012

Here are some of my most interesting blog and news reads of the week: Reading Stuff: The debate on the appropriateness of Young Adult literature content re-opened for a bit when US News posted this article about whether or not YA novels should have some sort of rating scale on them. Honestly, I think reading… Continue reading Saturday Summation – 26 May 2012

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Recent Reads and Recs: March 2012 Edition

Reviews that aren’t really reviews, but glimpses into some books I’ve read that might cross your path… and if they don’t, maybe some of them should: ADULT FICTION Wise Man’s Fear, by Patrick Rothfuss  I know of only 2 other people who have Rothfuss’ novels. (Actually 3, now, since I got my son interested –… Continue reading Recent Reads and Recs: March 2012 Edition