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TTT: Top 10 Books from the First Half of 2017

Only one of the three statements above is actually true – can you guess which one?  Top 10 Tuesday hosted by the very busy ladies at the Broke and the Bookish might officially be on hiatus, but I’m still taking … Continue reading

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2016 Review: the Books

Here at last are some of my top favorite books from 2016 First, my standard disclaimer about rating books: “I have never liked doing a public scale rating of books – the librarian in me would rather describe what’s in the … Continue reading

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Ones that got away: 10 favorite 2015 MG Spec Fic books

Cybils judges are allowed to put a maximum of seven books on the shortlist (otherwise it isn’t a short, manageable list.) Here’s what the middle grade speculative fiction committee picked this year: Bayou Magic by Jewell Parker Rhodes Castle Hangnail by Ursula … Continue reading

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2014 in Review: the Books

I have never liked doing a public scale rating of books – the librarian in me would rather describe what’s in the book and let you decide if it sounds good for you. But this year, for the first time since high … Continue reading

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The Chronicles of Narnia, 2 and 3

So my father (pictured at left) corresponded with C.S. Lewis as a child, over a disagreement he and his mother (my grandmother) were having over which order the books should be read in, as well as other matters. My father … Continue reading

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2013 Part 2 – Favorites

This is my list. I could easily have put in another 20 or so books that I really loved, but this is trying to keep it manageable. Did you enjoy any of these? And what were your favorites? Shadows by … Continue reading

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Dragonsinger

Dragonsinger by Anne McCaffrey. Read by Sally Darling. I love Anne McCaffrey’s Pern books, of which the Harper Hall trilogy was my favorite. Dragonsinger is my favorite of that trilogy. It doesn’t have the big sweeping drama of some of … Continue reading

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