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It’s Monday! What are you reading? a mystery and Shakespeare

A few weekends ago I was chatting with my niece who is homeschooling her two kids. The older one is an avid reader of  non fiction and at times you feel you are talking to a small adult. These two … Continue reading

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It’s Monday! What are you reading? middle grade fiction

Two girls, a little dog and ashes – all traveling in the middle of the night create a story that is hard to let go of. Sarah Dooley’s new book Ashes to Asheville pulled me in to the lives of … Continue reading

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It’s Monday! What are you reading? Adult/YA

(A post written awhile ago and never posted.  An odd thing to do – thought I would send it out today.) I still puzzle over the line between Adult fiction and YA fiction or teen fiction. Here is what Book … Continue reading

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It’s Monday! What are you reading? Jason Reynolds books

My e-reader is full of books from the library. I am reading more adult books than children’s books right now. They are much longer so I have been reading furiously to stay ahead. Then mid week a roaring head cold hit … Continue reading

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It’s Monday! Ok it is really Tuesday What are you reading? Nature books and more

This break was going to be a chance to catch up on middle grade fictions books but I am knee deep in adult reading. Reading about the environment.  I guess it follows the theme of my last book review, The Wolf … Continue reading

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It’s Monday! What are you reading? fiction with a historical lean

I love historical fiction. It is great to enjoy a good story and learn just a bit about history along the way. For me history makes more sense when I read about it through the lives of the people who … Continue reading

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It’s Monday! What are you reading? Girl fiction

Swing Sideways was one of those books I read a review of a while ago. Thought it sounded good and put it on my library list. It came in this last week so I thought- a quick read I will … Continue reading

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