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Book Review – Lily’s Mountain by Hannah Moderow

By Awnali Mills Lily’s father is a great outdoorsman, and he has taught his daughters well.  That is how Lily knows for sure that the reports of his death on Denali, North America’s tallest mountain, have to be wrong.  There … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Care and Feeding of a Pet Black Hole by Michelle Cuevas

By Awnali Mills When eleven-year-old Stella visits NASA, a black hole follows her home.  Nervous at first, she quickly sees the advantages of a pet black hole that can swallow the things that bother her.  But most of the things … Continue reading

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Book Review – Stealing Our Way Home by Cecilia Galante

By Awnali Mills Twelve year old Jack and ten year old Pippa’s mother died a few months ago, and their dad seems totally lost.  He’s spending all his time at work and leaving all the “mothering” to Jack.  But when … Continue reading

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Book Review – Matylda, Bright & Tender by Holly McGhee

By Awnali Mills Sussy and Guy are, in the immortal words of Forrest Gump, just like peas and carrots. They’ve been best friends forever.  Guy’s mother won’t allow him to have pets, but they’re able to talk Sussy’s father into … Continue reading

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Book Review – The Ethan I Was Before by Ali Standish

By Awnali Mills I love getting good book recommendations from co-workers, and The Ethan I Was Before by Ali Standish was definitely a good one. Ethan, his mom and dad, and his older brother Robbie have all moved to Palm … Continue reading

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Book Review – Threads by Ami Polonsky

By Awnali Mills Yumming’s grandparents have died, and she goes in search of her older brother who went off adventuring because she needs him to help her with the farm.  But while she’s looking for him, Yumming gets kidnapped by … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George

By Awnali Mills I had a hankering for an adult book the other day, so I browsed our bestsellers.  I picked up The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George because it sounded interesting.  Jean Perdu is a literary apothecary.  He … Continue reading

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