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Recommendation: Nation

I am not a Terry Pratchett fan.  I enjoyed Going Postal on tele but I just have never been able to get into his writing.  Just before Christmas I was encouraged by several students to try Nation: ‘It’s completely different, Miss’; ‘It’s … Continue reading

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The Dead-Tossed Waves

Just finished reading the Dead-tossed Waves by Carrie Ryan, her second book.  It was sooo lovely.  Ms, Ryan, my apologies, but I just have to  quote you: I remember my mother telling me earlier that we are nothing more than our … Continue reading

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Mumbled Humble Pie

  My view is Life is too short to do something you don’t like if you don’t have to.  Specifically, reading a book that, within the first chapter or so, just doesn’t grab you.  I receive recommendations all the time and the … Continue reading

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Mind Links

As a child it was drummed into me that I must eat everything on my plate.  To leave anything was the most terrible crime after hurting someone.  This lesson was one I carried with me through my teens, my twenties, pregnancies … Continue reading

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