Category Archives: favorites

Favorite Adult Reads of 2014

With the 2015 just days away and my reading going so slowly, I figured it’s time to throw in the towel and post my list of this year’s favorite reads. I divided my long list into three posts: children’s fiction … Continue reading

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Favorite Reads of 2011: Fiction

Instead of a “best of 2011” list, I‘m posting my favorites of 2011 because many of the books I’ve read this year were published before 2011. My favorite books are the best books I’ve read this year- books that I … Continue reading

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Favorites of 2011: Poetry

Instead of a “best of 2011” list, I‘m posting my favorites of 2011 because many of the books I’ve read this year were published before 2011. My favorite books are the best books I’ve read this year- books that I … Continue reading

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Favorites of 2011: Graphic Novels

Instead of a “best of 2011” list, I‘m posting my favorites of 2011 because many of the books I’ve read this year were published before 2011. My favorite books are the best books I’ve read this year- books that I … Continue reading

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Review: 32 Candles by Ernessa T. Carter

32 Candles Ernessa T. Carter 342 pages Pub Date: 2012 Publisher: Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollins Source: Publisher So you’ve probably heard of this thing by now. It’s called life. And it’s hard. Even when it looks easy, it’s hard. … Continue reading

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Nebula Award Nominee: “Ponies” by Kij Johnson

“Ponies” Kij Johnson Published by Tor. com Publication Date: January 2010 The invitation card has a Western theme. Along its margins, cartoon girls in cowboy hats chase a herd of wild Ponies. The Ponies are no taller than the girls, … Continue reading

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Favorite Books of 2010: Part 2

When I started compiling this year’s list of favorite books, I found it pretty easy to choose which books to include. Because twenty books made the list, I’m splitting my post into two parts: children’s books and those for adults. … Continue reading

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Favorite Books of 2010: Part 1

When I started compiling this year’s list of favorite books, I found it pretty easy to choose which books to include. Because twenty books made the list, I’m splitting my post into two parts: children’s books and those for adults. … Continue reading

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Sunday Salon: What are your three books?

Good morning! Right now I’m sitting at my desk with a hot cup of coffee and enjoying the start of my day even though it’s still dark outside. My daughter’s birthday is tomorrow so I’m spending the next two days … Continue reading

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