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Book Review: CODE NAME VERITY by Elizabeth Wein

Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein I am a coward. I wanted to be heroic and I pretended I was. I have always been good at pretending….God, I tried hard last week. My God, I tried. But now I know that I … Continue reading

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If I wasn’t writing…

On Saturday night I got to see my younger sister in a play for the very first time…like, ever. She’s seven years younger than me and so I was away at college when she started acting in plays. Well finally, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Back When You Were Easier to Love by Emily Wing Smith

Back When You Were Easier to Love by Emily Wing Smith “I know you miss him. But Joy, Zan didn’t die.” (Smith, Emily Wing. Back When You Were Easier to Love [uncorrected galley]. New York: Dutton, 2011.) Joy’s boyfriend Zan is gone … Continue reading

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Book Review: Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver

Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver They say that just before you die your whole life flashes before your eyes, but that’s not how it happened for me. (Oliver, Lauren. Before I Fall. New York: Harper Collins, 2010.) Read an excerpt … Continue reading

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Character Descriptions

Do you ever wonder why eyes are such a huge deal in books? I’ve figured it out. Everything else is more difficult to describe. Seriously, I am not one that notices eye color when I’m talking to someone. Unless they … Continue reading

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