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Clayton Byrd Goes Underground

I loved Rita Williams-Garcia’s Gaither Sister trilogy, so of course I wanted to try her latest book, too. Clayton Byrd Goes Underground by Rita Williams-Garcia. Narrated by Adam Lazarre-White. Amistad, 2017. Young Clayton loves hanging out with grandfather, Cool Papa, … 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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Fantasy for Music-Lovers

I’ve been reading more about people reading or re-reading Anne McCaffrey’s Harper Hall series, which reminds me how much I love fantasy books that feature music or musicians. Here is my List. I’ve included a few that I found in … Continue reading

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Seraphina

Seraphina by Rachel Hartmann Decades ago, the Queen of a human kingdom and the King of the dragons worked out a peace treaty, still not completely trusted by anyone. Since then, the dragons (who call themselves saars) have decided that … Continue reading

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The Rough Guide to English Folk

Those 25-minute commutes to various places in different directions every day add up. I was thrilled when my son got old enough to enjoy audio books with me. Now my daughter is old enough to ask for music in the … Continue reading

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The Andrews Sisters

The Andrews Sisters The Andrews Sisters If you’re looking for some bright and cheerful music to match the spring weather (or maybe make it feel like spring even if the weather isn’t cooperating), look no further than the Andrews Sisters. … Continue reading

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Harry and the Potters

Summer reading is keeping things hoppin’ here in Libraryland, but I’m trying to catch up. Harry and the Potters by Harry and the Potters This is the time of year when I start feeling nostalgic for Harry Potter – waiting … Continue reading

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Protected: Pipes and Prejudice

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Pirates and Parenting

A while back, I mentioned that I was doing a pirate picture book bibliography. I’m feeling a little too lazy to post everything up here, but it’s here – Not Too Scary Pirate Books. Did I say that Mr. FP … Continue reading

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Silver Sea

Silver Sea by Meav I got lucky pulling random CDs out of the Irish music bin at the library. This was a solid album of traditional and modern songs. Meav has a light and flexible, if occasionally breathy voice. She … Continue reading

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