My Summer Reading List
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My Summer Reading List

I feel like such a bad English teacher right now. I LOVE reading but there’s something about reports season that just makes me shy away from reading anything more challenging than a quick kid’s book. Now, however, it’s summer, and…

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The Residence, by Kate Andersen Brower
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The Residence, by Kate Andersen Brower

I’ve always been fascinated by books, TV shows, or films which show what happens behind the scenes. I’ve also always enjoyed reading books about etiquette, manners, and correct form (as a child I’d read Debrett’s cover to cover and, while…

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Book Review: Do Not Become Alarmed
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Book Review: Do Not Become Alarmed

I love a good page-turner. The kind of book you look forward to, that keeps you gripped during your commute, that makes you long for bedtime and a chance to tuck into another chapter or two. My most recent reviewing…

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Current Reads, June 2017
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Current Reads, June 2017

May into June is always a busy time in a teacher’s schedule, but I’m trying to make sure I still read a little each day. Commuting 90-plus minutes each workday and my no-screens-at-bedtime rule helps to make tearing through books…

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Book Review: The Hate U Give
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Book Review: The Hate U Give

One of my favourite things about the close of the year is the excitement of the year to come – the shows to await, the albums to look for, and best of all (for a bookworm like me), the books…

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