Monthly Archives: October 2016

A Review of Gary Paulsen’s The Haymeadow

I came to this novel by accident, when a student I tutor chose it for a book report. We agreed to read the first six chapters before our next meeting. He read ten pages or so, declared it two thumbs … Continue reading

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Yarn Along

As I’ve mentioned before, I’ve been dividing my time between two cities lately – and this means having two phone chargers, two bottles of each of my prescription medicines, and, of course, two sets of knitting projects. I’m usually in … Continue reading

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A Review of Larry Watson’s As Good as Gone

I was surprised to look my Yarn Along post from a few weeks ago and see that I used the word “enjoying” to describe my relationship with As Good as Gone. How much has changed. I’ll tell you a bit … Continue reading

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A Review of Craig Schaefer’s Harmony Black & Red Knight Falling (by Jill)

  These are Kindle Unlimited books, and OMG what a pleasant surprise. I’ll admit I’ve been missing Kim Harrison and her urban fantasy Hollows series, and sorta kinda on the hunt for a new series to replace it since Kim … Continue reading

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A Review of Muriel Spark’s The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (by Jill)

  If my review of All My Puny Sorrows was sparse on details, it’s nothing compared to how sparse this review is going to be. I read this book on vacation with my parents. My parents go to bed really … Continue reading

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A Review of Miriam Toew’s All My Puny Sorrows (by Jill)

  This one was Indiespensible #50 from Powell’s back in November of 2014. I read it over the summer, mostly while I was travelling to and from Georgia to visit my aunt with my parents. It was probably one of … Continue reading

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A Review of Stephen F. Knott and Tony Williams’ Washington & Hamilton: The Alliance that Forged America

I came to this book because of my obsession with Hamilton, of course; I was interested to read a book that focused entirely on the relationship between Hamilton and Washington, and I was also interested to learn about the years … Continue reading

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