Favorite Fiction – The Final Frontier

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Question of the Day: Would you rather explore outer space or find a portal to an alternate universe?

 

Show & Tell – The Baby-Sitters Club

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I’ve never read The Baby-Sitters Club, so the graphic novels by Raina Telgemeier are my first introduction to Kristy, Claudia, Mary Anne, and Stacey. So far, I’m really enjoying them!

What was your favorite series growing up?

 

Book Review – The Prince and the Dressmaker

Wang, Jen - The Prince and the Dressmaker.jpgWhen her controversial design catches the eye of an eccentric client, Frances is whisked away and given the opportunity of a lifetime. The kind of job that could launch her dressmaking career. The catch: Frances’s work for “Lady Crystallia” must be kept secret.

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Book Review – Kristy’s Great Idea

Telgemeier, Raina - BSC1, Kristy's Great IdeaKristy Thomas is quick to pick up on a business opportunity, and the Baby-Sitters Club is born. Members Kristy, Claudia, Mary Anne, and Stacey tackle starting a business, forming new friendships, and pooling their resources. But Kristy’s determined to avoid one client in particular. Continue reading “Book Review – Kristy’s Great Idea”

Comfort Reads

It’s my belief that there’s a book out there for everyone. Whatever you’re interested in, want to know more about, or need to hear, someone’s probably written a book for it. I’ve also come to realize that there’s a book out there for every mood. Books for when you’re brave. Books for when you’re hurt. Books for when you need a laugh.

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Today, I wanted to talk about comfort reads. Books that have the magical ability to whisk us away to a happier place, lift our moods on a crummy day, and read like they were written just for us.

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Book Review – The Tea Dragon Society

ONeill, Katie - Tea Dragon 1After rescuing a lost dragon, Greta is invited to learn more about the rare but feisty creatures known as Tea Dragons, whose magical leaves can evoke memories. Though the tradition is fading, the few who remain pass down their expertise to Greta and her shy new friend, Minette.

 

 

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Book Review – Cucumber Quest 1: The Doughnut Kingdom

D.G, Gigi - CucoQuest1, Doughnut Kingdom Cucumber is all set to move into a prestigious magic school, but fate, a magic oracle, and his pushy parents have other plans. Instead, Cuco is sent on an epic quest across the Doughnut Kingdom, aided by his brave little sister, Almond, to try and prevent the return of the terrible Nightmare Knight.

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Show & Tell – Drama

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I’ll freely admit I often watch movies or shows simply for the costumes… what can I say, I love clothes!

Question of the Day: What are you dressing up as this Halloween?

Show & Tell – Curiosity Killed the Cat

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I love finding something unexpected at the thrift store. This particular find had me laughing in the store, because I couldn’t put it down. Read it cover to cover right there, and then had to buy it so that I could share!

Question of the Day: Where do you find the best books/recommendations?