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Friday Favorite: Jellicoe Road

When I was about eleven years old, I read Saving Francesca by Melina Marchetta. I think I was probably too young for it, and I don’t remember much of it at all, but I do remember enjoying it. So when I was looking for an ebook to check out from my public library’s fairly limited… Continue reading Friday Favorite: Jellicoe Road

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The Likeness

Everyone should have a book lover/recommender friend. I bet you think I’m going to talk about Allie here, but I’m not (sorry, Allie). I’m thinking about my best friend at work, who’s a grandmother and she belongs to all these book clubs and one time she took me to her favorite independent bookstore and everyone… Continue reading The Likeness

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The Raven Cycle

Somewhere that I get a lot of book recommendations is, oddly enough, my Tumblr dashboard. I say oddly because I don’t actually follow any Tumblr book blogs. But these people that I follow for other reasons also tend to have really great taste in books! So recently I started seeing all these pretty and hipster… Continue reading The Raven Cycle

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Code Name Verity

There are a lot of things I should be doing right now: reading Hobbes’s Leviathan, learning about the Ricardian model for international trade, applying to study abroad, attempting to draw a map of Japan for a history class. But I’m doing none of them, because I just finished Code Name Verity, and the rest of the… Continue reading Code Name Verity

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The Art of Fielding

I’m writing this while at work, and my desk is in the office supply closet (I know, I know. Don’t laugh.) so people are always coming in and out, and I keep nervously switching back to my spreadsheet so no one sees me blogging when I’m supposed to be working on Important Things. Speaking of… Continue reading The Art of Fielding