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Calendar Girls: October Theme and Updates

Hey there Calendar Girls Participants! It's update time! October is coming soon, and it's my favorite time of year! Fall, Pumpkin Spice, Halloween, creepy movies and books, and PUMPKINS! We had some fitting themes to choose from for the month too! You voted for the October Theme and the other two choices were no match… Continue reading Calendar Girls: October Theme and Updates

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Calendar Girls: A Pirate’s Life For Me (Favorite Book About Pirates)

Arggghh mateys! It's time to talk about ye favorite books about pirates! Choose carefully or ye'll walk the plank! Plus, I need some recs, so...Have at thee!! ~A Pirate's Life For Me (Favorite Book About Pirates)~ My Choice: Daughter of the Pirate King by Tricia Levenseller Synopsis:  There will be plenty of time for me… Continue reading Calendar Girls: A Pirate’s Life For Me (Favorite Book About Pirates)

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Calendar Girls: September Theme and Updates

Hello Calendar Girls Participants! You love books! That's why you are here with us each month! This month we got to celebrate Book Lovers Day together by talking about our favorite reads so far this year! Ranting and raving shouldn't just be done at the end of the year, we should do it all year… Continue reading Calendar Girls: September Theme and Updates

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Calendar Girls: Book Lover’s Day (Favorite Book You’ve Read This Year)

So, normally we wait until the end of the year to rant and rave about our favorite books we've read, but Katie and I decided, why wait? We came up with the theme, and you voted for it, which means you are ready to rant and rave now, just like we are! So, let's talk… Continue reading Calendar Girls: Book Lover’s Day (Favorite Book You’ve Read This Year)

YA Book Review

The Wednesday Review: Puddin’ by Julie Murphy

The Book: Book Title: Puddin' Book Author: Julie Murphy Genre: YA Contemporary Publishing Date: May 8th, 2018 Publisher: Balzer + Bray Synopsis: It is a companion novel to Dumplin', which follows supporting characters from the first book in the months after Willowdean's star turn in the Clover City pageant.  Millie Michalchuk has gone to fat camp every year… Continue reading The Wednesday Review: Puddin’ by Julie Murphy

Faerie Tale Friday

Faerie Tale Friday: Mermaid by Carolyn Turgeon

The Book: Book Title: Mermaid Book Author: Carolyn Turgeon Genre: Faerie Tale Retelling Publishing Date: March 1st, 2011 Publisher: Crown Publishing Group Synopsis: Princess Margrethe has been hidden away while her kingdom is at war. One gloomy, windswept morning, as she stands in a convent garden overlooking the icy sea, she witnesses a miracle: a glittering mermaid emerging… Continue reading Faerie Tale Friday: Mermaid by Carolyn Turgeon

YA Book Review

The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo

The Book: Book Title: The Poet X Book Author: Elizabeth Acevedo Genre: YA Contemporary Publishing Date: March 6th, 2018 Publisher: HarperTeen Synopsis: A young girl in Harlem discovers slam poetry as a way to understand her mother’s religion and her own relationship to the world. Debut novel of renowned slam poet Elizabeth Acevedo. Xiomara Batista feels unheard and… Continue reading The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo