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Guantanamo Boy – Anna Perera

Publisher:  Albert Whitman & Company Pages:  352 Source:  I received a copy from Net Galley Genre:  Young Adult, Realistic fiction, Survival, This is a powerful story.  The author has taken the events of 9/11 and shown us how  the events … Continue reading

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Lost in the River of Grass – Ginny Rorby

Publisher:  Carolrhoda Books Pages: 255 Source:  Received a review copy from NetGalley Genre:  YA, Realistic Fiction, Adventure From Amazon: I don’t realize I’m crying until he glances at me. For a moment, I see the look of anguish in his … Continue reading

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Student Saturday: A Girl Named Mister – Nikki Grimes

This review is by my student De’Asia Publisher:  Zondervan Pages:  232 Genre:  Young Adult, Realistic Fiction The Book, A Girl Named Mister is about a girl named Mary Rudine, who is in High School and gets pregnant.  Mister is a … Continue reading

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Two Wonderful Books By Linda Ballou

Saying Goodbye with Love – Linda Ballou From Amazon:  What your family should know before going to the funeral home. This book is about final expenses and final wishes. This book will make it easier for your family when making … Continue reading

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Back to the Books Giveaway Hop

Coming in September WHAT:  Back to the Books Giveaway Hop  Hosted by I Am A Reader, Not A Writer & Buried in Books WHEN:  September 1st – 7th Click on the above link to get details and sign up. Come … Continue reading

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The Girl Who Disappeared Twice – Andrea Kane

Publisher:  Mira Pages:  400 Source: I received  a review copy from NetGalley Genre:  Psychological Thriller, Suspense, Adult From  Amazon: If she’d only turned her head, she would have seen the car containing her daughter, struggling to get out. Struggling  to … Continue reading

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A Time to Love and A Time to Heal – Barbara Cameron

A Time to Love – Barbara Cameron (Quilts of Lancaster County, #1) Publisher:  Abingdon Press Pages:  320 Source:  Purchased an ebook Genre:  Amish Romance From Amazon: War correspondent Jennie King thinks she’s just a temporary guest in her grandmother’s Amish … Continue reading

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That Day in September – Artie Van Why

Publisher: Pages: 108 Source:  I received a review copy from the author Genre:   memoir, 9/11 My Review: Artie Van Why’s novel  “That Day In September” is one of those books that will stay with you for a long time … Continue reading

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A Glimpse at "That Day in September" by Artie Van Why

Tomorrow I will be posting my review of a fantastic book:  That Day in September”, by Artie Van Why.  There are some subjects that I can’t get out of my head for various reasons and I simply research them to … Continue reading

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