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Review: The Cage by Ruth Minksy Sender

Summary: A very moving autobiography of the author's experience living through the terror of Nazi Germany during the peak of their reign. Genre: History, Non-Fiction, Autobiography Page Length: 254 Published: 1997 Pros: It's about Nazi Germany and the horrors that millions of Jewish people had to endure during that time so it was bound to… Continue reading Review: The Cage by Ruth Minksy Sender

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Book Review: Lunch-Box Dream by Tony Abbott

Summary: A middle grade novel following the POV's of a white family and a black family in the age of segregation and Jim Crow laws. Page Length: 192 pages Published: 2011 Pros: quick read (one of the things I love about middle grade) contains scenes that are really heartfelt and capture the reality of segregation… Continue reading Book Review: Lunch-Box Dream by Tony Abbott

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Dollar Tree Haul #2

Dollar tree hauls have got to be my favorite type of book hauls to do. Reason? I usually am able to get a bunch of brand new books in excellent condition for $1. What could be better for a bookworm (besides getting all the books you want for free, hehe)? I didn't have as much… Continue reading Dollar Tree Haul #2

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Barnes & Noble Haul #1

So I spent some money at the good ol' B&N. It's a small haul, but let's jump right in: 1. Bobby Kennedy: The Making of a Liberal Icon by Larry Tye   Adding to my ever expanding collection of Kennedy books and memorabilia is this new release on Bobby Kennedy. I've heard nothing but fantastic… Continue reading Barnes & Noble Haul #1

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These 5 Books Are What Bill Gates Thinks You Should Read This Summer

It is that time of year again when the sun is shining its brilliant rays into our windows, the sandy beach is calling our name, and, of course, billionaire Bill Gates shares his book suggestions for the summer. And what do you know? I got them right here for you.   1. The Heart by Maylis de Kerangal Synopsis:… Continue reading These 5 Books Are What Bill Gates Thinks You Should Read This Summer

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Luck Of The Irish! 17 Festive Picture Books To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! I’m not Irish (that I know of) but I’ve always thought the March 17th holiday was one full of fun activities like searching for ‘gold,’ wearing green to avoid being pinched, and, most importantly, learning more about Irish culture and traditions. If you’re looking for an easy, entertaining St. Patty’s day… Continue reading Luck Of The Irish! 17 Festive Picture Books To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

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Book Review: When Jackie Saved Grand Central: The True Story Of Jacqueline Kennedy’s Fight For An American Icon by Natasha Wing; illustrated by Alexandra Boigrr

This has got to be one of my favorite books of 2017, so far! I love and will read anything (that's credible) on Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and this is one children's book that I had no problem paying full price (a little over $10.00 including tax) for.   When Jackie Saved Grand Central tells the… Continue reading Book Review: When Jackie Saved Grand Central: The True Story Of Jacqueline Kennedy’s Fight For An American Icon by Natasha Wing; illustrated by Alexandra Boigrr

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6 Beautiful, Though Lesser Known, Anne Frank Quotes

Just about everyone has read Anne Frank's diary either while in school or during their own leisure reading time. And, truthfully, I have yet to meet or talk to anyone who wasn't influenced by it in some way or another. People from all backgrounds, beliefs, and races, can read through this young woman's diary, nearly… Continue reading 6 Beautiful, Though Lesser Known, Anne Frank Quotes

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Bright Lights, Big City: 7 Books To Read If You Love New York

While I’ve personally never been in the presence of the bright lights, big personality brilliance of New York, it’s a place that has always struck me as being one where dreams come true, and adventure is always ready to be grabbed. If you are a lover of the Big Apple, or just want to experience… Continue reading Bright Lights, Big City: 7 Books To Read If You Love New York

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I’ll Put A Spell On You: 5 Books That Chronicle The Salem Witch Trials

The 1692 Salem Witch Trials may have taken up a small portion of U.S. History, though the highly controversial trials, involving over 200 townsfolk accused of witchcraft, have mesmerized and captured the attention of countless people for centuries. And, as the basis of human curiosity always deems true, we’ll always reach and desire more information;… Continue reading I’ll Put A Spell On You: 5 Books That Chronicle The Salem Witch Trials