Monthly Archives: May 2014

The Goldfinch

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt (2013) It took me a while to decide to read The Goldfinch.  First of all, it’s nearly 800 pages long.  Secondly, even though the critics loved it, reader reviews were all over the place – … Continue reading

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Follow Your Own Path

Have you met families in which everyone seems to like all the same things?  You know, the kind of people who say, “We took the kids skiing and they ALL loved it!” or “The girls can hardly WAIT to go … Continue reading

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I Am Malala

I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai with Christina Lamb (2013) On October 9, 2012, 15-year-old Malala Yousafzai was on her way home from school in Pakistan, when her bus abruptly halted and a Taliban soldier climbed up to look at the … Continue reading

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