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Sunday Salon: My Reading Week in Review

Now that summer is here, and I finally have time to read, I have been diving head first into the stacks of books that have been piling up around my house all school year. This week I finished four books, … Continue reading

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Solar

A few weekends ago I finished Solar by Ian McEwan. I started the book on accident. Okay, not really on accident, but kind of by surprise. Here is what I mean … I stopped at the library on my way … Continue reading

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

“I wrote a book, and that means that I can do anything.” That simple sentence (actually it is a compound sentence) ends Mark Haddon’s The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. For many years I have heard many … Continue reading

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Boy Meets Boy

Imagine a perfect world where a boy can walk down the street holding the hand of another boy and not feel shame or the awkward and judgmental stares of those who he passes. This world is exactly what David Levithan … Continue reading

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To read or not to read

I sometimes ponder the conundrum of reading a really good book, on recommendation, while knowing that the last fifty or one hundred pages are a disappointment. Is it worth my time and energy to invest in a plot that will … Continue reading

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