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We Were Liars is Literary Crème Brulée

Remember that RomCom with Julia Roberts where she plays a food critic? (That is honestly all I can remember of it…) Oh! But I have the power of the Google! Ok, the movie was called My Best Friend’s Wedding and … Continue reading

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Why I think All Girls Should Read This Book

One of my favourite young adult writers is Libba Bray, and not only because she has the same initials as me, or because as my husband pointed out, if you squint your eyes her name resembles “library”.  She is not … Continue reading

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More YA Dystopian Novels

Divergent and Insurgent by Veronica Roth I have been on a tad of a Dystopian novel kick lately. While reading this last addition to the increasing list of Dystopian YA books, I had an epiphany. No, perhaps that is too … Continue reading

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YA MUST-READ: A Fault in our Stars by John Green

 The Fault in our Stars by John Green Oh, John Green. What can I say? This time the Greenster, the Greenmeister the Greenonator , has penned a tome that deals with such heady topics as love in the midst of … Continue reading

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How I loved How I Live Now by Meg Rosoff

I am in the middle of a massive Young Adult fiction marathon.  The selection process of our 2012 school community reads is in full swing and this time I am obsessed with pushing the best possible books to my committee. … Continue reading

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Reading: An Autobiography

I am an avid reader. My life can be mapped out, sectioned off into different time zones, by looking at what I was reading at a certain time in my life. I recently have become interested in this phenomena as … Continue reading

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Following my Daughter’s Example

So awhile ago, my daughter sent a letter to her favourite author and received a response. It was pretty much the highlight of last year for the whole family- in fact, I still get shivers when I think about it. … Continue reading

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