Favorite Fiction – Dear America

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Historical fiction was one of my favorite things about being homeschooled. It technically counted as a part of our history homework. I could curl up and read about a girl who had to sell pig bristles to make money, or sisters who supported the troops by sewing coats for cute boys. In a way, history was exciting and unimaginable as any fantasy world.

Question of the Day: What’s your favorite historical fiction?

 

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Book Review – The Doughnut Fix by Jessie Janowitz

The Doughnut Fix by Jessie Janowitz

dfix When Tristan’s family moves from New York to the middle-of-nowhere town of Petersville, it seems as though everything’s changing for the worse. Their new house is haunted, there are no restaurants, and there’s nothing to do until school starts. But when Tristan stumbles across rumors of the town’s famous life-changing doughnuts, he believes he’s found a way to make a change for the better. All he has to do is earn the recipe.

But this problem, the doughnut problem, wasn’t made-up, and if I messed up this time, I’d be messing up something real.

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