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Picture Book Picks: Wintry Reads

There’s just something so welcoming about winter-themed picture books! Stories about polar bears, penguins and other winter creatures; stories about the changes of the season; stories about playing in the snow, going sledding, snuggling up by a roaring fire… Here, in no particular order, are some of my favourite wintry reads: Singing Away the Dark by Caroline Woodward, illus. Julie […]

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Spam, A Lot

In which I take the low lights of this week’s spam comments: “She sometimes picks the berries and uses them to garnish yogurt.” “Should be soft, almost succulent and if bent they will snap, or squash…” “But for men whose signature wields influence…” “I swore I would never co sleep.” “No, I can’t tell you my age but I am […]

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Great Picture Books! (1)

There is a lot of awesomeness in the picture book genre; so much so that I have a hard time keeping up with all the great new titles coming out! Here, in no particular order, are picture book titles that I have recently read and would recommend: Mister Bud Wears the Cone by Carter Goodrich. I fell in love with […]

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Review: Burning Blue by Paul Griffin

Review: Burning Blue by Paul Griffin Source: Hardcover, Published October 25th 2012 by Dial Verdict: Very Good Book Description: How far would you go for love, beauty, and jealousy? When Nicole Castro, the most beautiful girl in her wealthy New Jersey high school, is splashed with acid on the left side of her perfect face, the whole world takes notice. […]

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