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Leveen brings a surprise to this party.
Apr.28.2010
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Tom Leveen writes ‘Party’ in 11 chapters, one for each point of view presented.  While we start with Beckett in Chapter 1, each additional chapter adds more information and additional perspectives, thus, building up the suspense and details that we can only get from the additional players in the story.  The headings of the chapters are cool, as well, because all...
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Thank you...
Apr.26.2010
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In honor of Veterans Day, I pulled some books that deal directly with teens and their interaction with parents being deployed. ‘Heart of a Shepherd,’ by Rosanne Parry, is the story of one boy’s year at home, running the family ranch while his dad is deployed to Iraq.  Parry says the idea was born from her own memories of the US returning to war in Iraq in 2003, “...
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Barbara Bell Photography captured "Strawberry Delight."
Apr.26.2010
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Heather Hepler has come out with a book for all those artists who love to decorate with frosting on a 2” circular canvas made of cake.  “The Cupcake Queen” tells the story of the new bakery Penny’s mom has opened, which is good news.  The bakery is 300 miles from civilization as Penny knows it, which is bad news.  Our main character, Penny Lane (yes, the Beatles...
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The Book of Awesome
Apr.26.2010
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Yesterday, one of the most beautiful books entered the publishing world.  It is a book for your senses to engage, your memories to come forward, and your laughter to be heard.  Neil Pasricha’s “The Book of Awesome” arrived in my mailbox a few weeks ago, and I have fallen in love with the book, the blog, and the community that has been created around it. Imagine...