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Book Review: A Broom of One’s Own, by Nancy Peacock

Book Review: A Broom of One’s Own, by Nancy Peacock

Suzanne LaPierre September 17, 2014 0

Nancy Peacock is both a published and well-received novelist and a professional house cleaner.  As you might imagine, she receives different feedback from people depending on which of these roles has her currently engaged.  A

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Book Review: Stormbreaker by Anthony Horowitz

Book Review: Stormbreaker by Anthony Horowitz

Erin Szczechowski July 18, 2014 0

When Alex Rider’s guardian, Uncle Ian, dies, they say it was a car accident. But if that’s true, then why are their bullet holes in the windshield? Alex is determined to find out the

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Book Review: Walt Disney Animated Studios’ Archive Series

Book Review: Walt Disney Animated Studios’ Archive Series

Olivia Grace Pearson April 12, 2014 0

Disney animation has captured the imaginations of people young and old for generations due to their stories, humor, and romance. One of the reasons many love Disney is because of the recognizable animations and

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Book Review: Creating Lifelike Figures in Polymer Clay by Katherine Dewey

Book Review: Creating Lifelike Figures in Polymer Clay by Katherine Dewey

Olivia Grace Pearson April 6, 2014 0

I love art and sculpting, so any book that provides an opportunity to help me perfect my abilities is something I am willing to try. I find animals and cartoon-type characters easy to create;

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Book Review: The Inheritance of Loss by Kiran Desai

Book Review: The Inheritance of Loss by Kiran Desai

Olivia Grace Pearson March 21, 2014 0

Everyone has a story worth telling. This is how we weave our world’s rich tapestry. Somewhere, some way, people’s lives intersect, but we never truly know their backgrounds or histories unless we are fully

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Book Review: The Bloody Chamber by Angela Carter

Book Review: The Bloody Chamber by Angela Carter

Olivia Grace Pearson March 12, 2014 0

People often associate fairy tales with magic and happily-ever-afters. In the Disney-sense, this may be the case. However, any reader of classic fairy tales will point out the dark nature of these stories and

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Book Review: Stop Dressing Your Six-Year-Old Like a Skank by Celia Rivenbark

Book Review: Stop Dressing Your Six-Year-Old Like a Skank by Celia Rivenbark

Olivia Grace Pearson March 8, 2014 0

Very few humor books actually make me laugh, but that could be due to my inability to relate to sexual and bathroom absurdity that seems to dominate society. As a result, humor writing is

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Book Review: Me and Emma by Elizabeth Flock

Book Review: Me and Emma by Elizabeth Flock

Olivia Grace Pearson February 24, 2014 0

Many of us experience hardships in life, but how we deal with them depends on the strength and character of the individual as the cliché goes. This is the underlying theme of Elizabeth Flock’s

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Five Exceptional Summer Holiday Reads

Five Exceptional Summer Holiday Reads

Foyles July 4, 2013 0

The summer holidays are within touching distance. If weather reports are to be believed, the sun is ready to poke its head from behind the clouds for more than a couple of days at

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Five Children’s Authors to Look Out For in 2013

Five Children’s Authors to Look Out For in 2013

Louis Sharman April 5, 2013 0

It’s hard to over-estimate the benefits of getting children into reading from a young age. A good book can help improve their vocabulary, punctuation and grammar. It can also expand their imagination to fantastic new

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