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Summer Reading: Big Little Lies and Fireflies

The next two books in my series of Summer Reading Reviews are probably my two favorites so far. One had me in tears by the end, while the other was really difficult to put down (a problem, since I started it on a busy weekend where I didn't have time to just sit and read).… Continue reading Summer Reading: Big Little Lies and Fireflies

My Bookshelf, Review Shorts, Summer Reading

Introducing Summer Reading Reviews

Since I'm reading a lot of older books as part of my summer reading list, I decided I probably won't do full-length reviews for each one. Instead, I'll do a series of "Summer Reading Reviews" that look at 2 or 3 of the books I've read at a time. This way, I can share my… Continue reading Introducing Summer Reading Reviews

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CJ Reviews I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai

Title: I am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban  Author: Malala Yousafzai with Christina Lamb Publication Date: October 8, 2013 Format: Paperback Rating: 5 stars When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley in Pakistan, one girl spoke out. Malala Yousafzai refused to be silenced and fought for her right to… Continue reading CJ Reviews I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai

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CJ Reviews Tell the Wind and Fire by Sara Rees Brennan

Title: Tell the Wind and Fire Author: Sara Rees Brennan Publication Date: April 5, 2016 Format: Advanced Reader Copy Rating: 2.5 stars In a city divided between opulent luxury in the Light and fierce privations in the Dark, a determined young woman survives by guarding her secrets. Lucie Manette was born in the Dark half of the city, but careful… Continue reading CJ Reviews Tell the Wind and Fire by Sara Rees Brennan