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WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- The December 15 issue ofBooklistmagazine is now live. VisitBooklist Online, where youll find 128 new reviews and new feature articles and lists. Certain articles will be free to all for the next two weeksto have unrestricted access, youll need to log
Wildwood, Colin Meloy and Carson Ellis (F, 9ish, jungle print backpack, pink New Balances, Nostrand Ave C platform)
Much proverbial ink has been spilled speculating over the plot of the upcoming Fantastic Beasts sequel, officially titled Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. Leaky has analyzed the name and the cast photos, our knowledge of Grindelwald&#
This week, Amazon Charts takes a look back at 2017 and reveals the Most Read fiction and nonfiction, which book was most listened to on Alexa, and much more.Want to know what your fellow readers are fascinated by? Each week, Amazon Charts refreshes i
(hb; 2011, 2012: ninth novel in the Inspector Harry Hole series Translated from the Norwegian by Don Bartlett.)From the back cover"When Harry left Oslo again for Hong Kongfleeing the traumas of life as a cophe thought he was there for good.
IQ84, Haruki Murakami (M, 20s, beanie, navy and coral Sauconys, @greenlightbklyn bookmark, C train)
The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) has announced the finalists for their2018 Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults Award, and will announce the winner at theYouth Media Awardson Feb. 12 in Denver during the American Library Asso
The Masterpiece by Fiona DavisPublication Date: August 7, 2018Penguin Random HouseGenre: Historical FictionIn her latest captivating novel, nationally bestselling author Fiona Davis takes readers into the glamorous lost art school within Grand Centra
(pb; 1970: first book in the Jack Carter series)From the back cover"Doncaster, and Jack Carter is home for a funeral - his brother's. Frank's car was found at the bottom of a cliff, with him inside. Jack thinks that Frank's death is suspicious, so he
David Millers That Glimpse of Truth was a constant companion this year. It is a collection of 100 stories that Miller believes are amongst the finest ever written. While there are a number of writers whose work I wish Miller had included, each story
The Magicians, Lev Grossman (F, 30s, pink plaid scarf, reusable Barnes & Noble bag, overcrowded Whitehall platform)
by Lindsey Stoddard First sentence: “Before I know it I have Alex Carter’s nose blood on me.” Support your local independent bookstore: buy it there! Review copy provided by the publisher. Content: There are a few &#
Watch Booklist editors Donna Seaman, Sarah Hunter, and Annie Bostrom announce our 2017 Top of the List winners in a video filmed at Chicagos spectacular new American Writers Museum. Top of the List books represent the best of our annual Editors Choic
Chanukah (no matter how you spell it - Hanukah, Hanukkah) is celebrated for eight days, so you have plenty of time to read all these books! Today is the first day of Hanukah, although the holiday started last night when the first candle was lit. Let
After enjoying last years re-issue of Lorna Nichols Morgans Another Little Christmas Murder, I pounced on The Death Box when I saw it a few weeks ago, but quite honestly haven't enjoyed it nearly as much - partly because of all the Rum and Lime.One o
The Explorer by Katherine Rundell (9781481419451) When their plane crashes in the Amazon, four children are the only ones who survive. Now it is up to them to figure out how to survive in the vast jungle. There is Fred, a teen who has always &#82
The Nutcracker Mice. Kristin Kladstrup. Illustrated by Brett Helquist. 2017. [October 24] 336 pages. [Source: Review copy]First sentence: There were mice at the Mariinsky.Premise/plot: The Nutcracker Mice is set in Saint Petersburg, Russia in 1892. I
a study in fragility: 3 stanzas hand transfer lettering on found objects. In the 19th edition of The Poem Brut series, new poetry by Kate Siklosi. The post Poem Brut #19 – a study in fragility appeared first on 3:AM Magazine.By Kate Siklosi
Popular Mechanics Home Kinks Popular Mechanics, Inc 1946 Every now and then I will run across something interesting that just need to be shared. In this case, a periodical that says Home Kinks on the cover. Inquiring minds absolutely need to know wha
Princess Magnolia has a play date - but what happens when monsters come out during it?  She has to take long breaks. There's no monster in sight, but the alarm sounded. Plus there's another monster fighter in the area, who could it be? And d
Leigh Bardugo not only writes top-notch young adult novels, she reads them as well. Here are her three favorites of this year--one of them an early read of a book coming in January 2018...Leigh Bardugo's Shadow and Bone Trilogy is still one o
Stoddard, Lindsey. Just Like JackieJanuary 2nd 2018 by HarperCollins E ARC from Edelweiss Above the TreelineRobinson lives with her grandfather Charlie in a small town in Vermont. It's always been just the two of them. One boy at school, Alex, gives
Those of us who are avid mystery readers usually like to start at the beginning of a series. When Sandie Herron sent me the reviews of the audiobooks of Victoria Laurie's Psychic Eye series, she was wise, and started with the first in the series. Tod
My introduction to Francis Durbridge came when I was a boy. I happened to watch his TV serial Bat Out of Hell when it was screened by the BBC in 1966. Not long before, I'd discovered Sherlock Holmes and Agatha Christie, whom I still admire. And Durbr
This post was first published on December 4, 2009. During this part of the self-editing process you will look at the structure of your individual sentences and then compare that structure to the surrounding paragraphs and pages. The purpose of this e
Webpage of Jenny Zhang - Lots of Links including one to Todays StoryJenny Zhang on The Reading LifeSour Heart, Jenny Zhangs collection of short stories centring on young female Chinese immigrants living in The United States, is showing up on numerous
Leye - Every other WednesdayPhoto by mattbuckWhy do they call it office politics when it is clearly simply bad behaviour? The terms, Office Politics, Workplace Politics, or any variance with the word politics in it seems to suggest that&
It was Christmas Eve. Inside a cozy, warm burrow, four little bunnies were getting ready for Christmas Day.Flopsy wishes for a toy; Mopsy wants a tea set. Cottontail hopes for a train. But Peter just murmurs that he wants the best thing in the world.
#20-16|#15-11| #10-6 | #5-1 15. You Don’t Want a Unicorn! by Ame Dyckman, illustrated by Liz Climo [Little, Brown | Grades K-2] Because you will never look at a pink cupcake the same way again. -John Clic
  The Falling Series Contemporary Romance Novellas from USA Today bestselling author Heather B. Moore   Falling for Sydney Sydney has been the perfect friend, the perfect daughter, and Rian... [[ This is a content summary only. Visi
Let’s have some fun defining our terms. What exactly do I mean when I say “books with a message”? Basically, I’m talking about books that wear their hearts on their sleeves. We all know that in their earliest f
Can't-Wait Wednesday is a weekly meme, hosted by Tressa at Wishful Endings to spotlight and discuss the books we're excited about that we have yet to read. Generally they're books that have yet to be released. (Based on Waiting on W
Critiquing some of the most interesting recent crime, mystery, and thriller releases. Click on the individual covers to read more.
The latest imaginative, entrancing entry in the INSIGHTER series, DEJA NEW is engaging and entertaining. Be patient, dear reader, for everything has a purpose in Ms. Davidson’s second novel. Leah Nazir, a beautiful, gifted lady can see into
Old School Kidlit Reading ChallengeHost: Read-at-Home-Mom (sign up)Check in at the end of each month with a list of what you've read and links to any reviews you have posted. When you post on social media, tag your posts with #OldSchoolKidlit2018.&am
I've been thinking about cassis all day and wondering quite what to match it with until I was reminded that Hercule Poirot was fond of it - which makes perfect sense for the character - I can see him now liqueur glass in hand, appreciating the finer
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BroadwayWorld UK announced the winners of their annual theater awards early this morning, and two Harry Potter actresses have come away with big wins! Shirley Henderson won the Best Actress in a New Production of a Play award for her mesmerizing imme
Snow Crash, Neal Stephenson (M, 20s, blond hair, gray shearling denim jacket, rolled khakis, hiking boots, North Face backpack, G train)
“I Give You My Body . . .: How I Write Sex Scenesby Diana Gabaldon Publisher/Year:Dell, 2016 Format:eBook Pages: 118 Source:Purchased What it is:Diana Gabaldon, the woman behind the Outlander series, gives a master class in writing sex scen
As Im not usually a fan of sequels, prequels or retellings of classic novels, I wondered if I was making a mistake in reading Mr Rochester, a book which, as you have probably guessed, is inspired by Charlotte Bronts Jane Eyre. However, Ive always fou
Two decades after the release ofHarry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, J.K. Rowling has been honoured for her services to literature and philanthropy with therare title of Companion of Honour, awarded by The Royal Family at Buckingham Pa
“More than half of U.S. women have experienced unwanted and inappropriate sexual advances from men, three in 10 have put up with unwanted advances from male co-workers, and a quarter have endured them from men who had influence over their w
Theres Someone Inside Your House, Stephanie Perkins (F, 20s, blond hair, beige jacket, brown moccasins, reading end of book, G train)
This quirky, endearing, and heartfelt novel is one even the gluten intolerant will adore.A lot of debate goes on in our 'Best Of' meetings (we used to refer to them as "smackdowns" until someone suggested that that s
How often while reading the books or watching the films have you dreamt of attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry with your favorite Harry Potter characters? A new mobile gaming experience from Portkey Games will be making your dreams a
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Black, Holly and Clare, Cassandra. The Silver Mask (Magisterium #4)October 10th 2017 by Scholastic Press Library copyCall is in the Panopticon prison after the death of Aaron in The Bronze Key, and since he has the soul of the Enemy of Death