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  • Review: Arranged

    Review: Arranged

    Arranged by Catherine McKenzie Genre: Chick Lit Pages: 390 (Paperback) Source: Author Author's Website | Twitter | Facebook Buy it: Amazon | Kindle | B N |... Read more

    The 22 August 2012 by   Bookaholic
  • Top Ten Tuesday: Blog Posts That Give The Best Image of ME!

    Tuesday: Blog Posts That Give Best Image

    Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish where you post the 'top ten' for each week.This week, the top ten is: posts that give the... Read more

    The 07 August 2012 by   Theliteraturelion
  • Gore Vidal Was a Racist, Conspiracy Theory-loving Hater

    Gore Vidal Racist, Conspiracy Theory-loving Hater

    Gore Vidal was a racist, anti-Semimite, and elitist, say some commentators. Gore Vidal, America’s caustically witty and stunningly prolific man of letters, has... Read more

    The 03 August 2012 by   Periscope
  • Book Review: The Returning

    Book Review: Returning

    Title: The Returning Author: Christine Hinwood Series: N/A Publisher: Dial Publish Date: 4/14/11 Genre: YA Historical Pages: 320 Source: Borrowed from Library... Read more

    The 20 August 2012 by   Storycarnivores
  • Ernesto Galarza’s Barrio Boy

    Ernesto Galarza’s Barrio

    Reading Galarza’s book Barrio Boy I was amazed at the brilliant memoir of Galarza’s boyhood experience of the Mexican Revolution and segregation in American... Read more

    The 05 August 2012 by   Jjaramillo
  • 'Waiting On' Wednesday!

    'Waiting Wednesday!

    Description "Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're salivating for. My... Read more

    The 01 August 2012 by   Pocketfulofbooks
  • Poetry Museum

    Poetry Museum

    Poetry and Politics:Poetry often acts as a catalyst for civil action. The poet hopes to use the condensed wording to punch the hearer with a message full of ... Read more

    The 28 August 2012 by   Polycarp55
  • Etymology: Word History - Jade

    Etymology: Word History Jade

    Defined: Jade was believed to have medicinal/magical powers and be effective on the kidneys. Jades name in Spanish translates to "loin stone". Jade also meant... Read more

    The 29 August 2012 by   Polycarp55
  • Booker Longlist 2012 Read: The Garden of Evening Mists by Tan Twan Eng

    Booker Longlist 2012 Read: Garden Evening Mists Twan

    The Garden of Evening Mists by Tan Twan Eng. Penguin. May 2012 (UK). [Personal copy.] Quick rundown: Beautiful title, gorgeous cover, dull book alleviated by... Read more

    The 10 August 2012 by   Bluestalking
  • Julia Child: Mastering the Fine Art of Cooking (…and Living)

    Julia Child: Mastering Fine Cooking (…and Living)

    Inspirational recipes.Cooking and traveling are two of the most exciting and rewarding experiences in life, and when they combine, it becomes an extraordinary... Read more

    The 15 August 2012 by   Travelingbook


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