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Week 10: orange

Recently I have discovered the wonderful stories found in Japanese manga. I had no idea there were so many genres of manga: Doujinshi, Gekiga, Shoujo, Shonen and Kodomo just to name a few…basically something for everyone’s taste and style. Orange was the first manga I have read and what got me hooked into reading more…the story…… Continue reading Week 10: orange

Wrap Up

January 2017 Wrap Up: Laurel

There’s something magical about being a teacher in January… if you’re lucky there’s these days called “snow days” – or in my personal vocabulary: “stay-in-my-pajamas-while-reading-and-drinking-hot chocolate days.” Thanks to snowflakes and freezing rain I was able to get through a lot of books this month. This does not resemble my normal monthly reading list by…… Continue reading January 2017 Wrap Up: Laurel

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week 4: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

There are only a few books that I would classify as my “love at first read”  – Jane Austen’s Persuasion, Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, Sally Thorne’s The Hating Game…and Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz. The hallmark requirement that will make any book “my favorite” book…… Continue reading week 4: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe