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Book Review- Brain Jack by Brian Falkner

The computer age is here, with our every keystroke we blaze a trail that anyone can follow.  But what if we didn’t have to type in our thoughts, what if we could just connect up to the computer interface with … Continue reading

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Book Review- Little Women & Me by Lauren Baratz-Logsted

In this book, Emily must write a paper for school about what she would change in her favorite story.  She chooses Little Women by Louisa May Alcott; Emily is certain that she knows how to improve the story.  But somehow … Continue reading

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Book Review- Curveball: The year I lost my grip by Jordan Sonnenblick

The transition from 8th to 9th grade is hard enough without your whole world crumbling around you.  That is what happens to Peter during the summer before starting high school.  His future as a baseball pitcher on the high school … Continue reading

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Book Review- Darkness becomes Her by Kelly Keaton

Ari is a teenager who has been stuck in the foster child program due to her mother’s suicide at an early age.  While life has been hard for her, Ari finally finds a good foster family to live with but … Continue reading

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Book Review- The Brotherband Chronicles: Book 1 The Outcasts by John Flanagan

This new series is an outgrowth from Flanagan’s Ranger’s Apprentice series.  If you have read that series you will know what this one is like.  I am not disparaging Flanagan’s work; I found the story to be engaging with likeable … Continue reading

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Book Review- Steve Jobs: The man who thought different by Karen Blumenthal

An apple with a bite taken out of it.   A tall man on stage wearing a black mock turtleneck with matching jeans.  These iconic images from the last half of the twentieth century embody the public faces of one of … Continue reading

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Book Review-Chomp by Carl Hiaasen.

Wahoo lives in south Florida and works for his father, a wildlife handler, helping to take care of animals that have found a haven on their property.  But times are tight; Wahoo’s mother must take a job in China to … Continue reading

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