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The wait-list for The Hunger Games a mile long at your library? Grab one of these books instead!

So unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past couple of weeks, that Hunger Games movie came out and has pretty much blown away everyone  who has seen … Continue reading

April 2, 2012 · 1 Comment

So you’ve exhausted your supply of Melina Marchetta titles . . .

. . . but you’re still in the mood for something like Finnikin of the Rock, or The Piper’s Son, or Jellicoe Road? Well, you’ve come to the right place because … Continue reading

March 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Best of 2011

Well, it’s been a banner year, folks. Having read over 150 books (!!!), it was more than a bit difficult to pick a top five or even top ten, so … Continue reading

December 31, 2011 · 4 Comments

Looking for a great read-aloud book?

 Bookshelves of doom has got you covered. Leila’s compiled a humongous list from reader suggestions perfect for the “snarky, smart, precocious almost twelve-year old” you may know (or the one … Continue reading

August 31, 2011 · Leave a comment

Comfort Reads

While I was looking back on the books I have read so far this year, I noticed that I read twelve of those books more than once, either since the … Continue reading

July 12, 2011 · Leave a comment

Reading World Tour booklist (Young Adult)

Hey, teens! Want to travel this summer, but short on funds? No problem! Grab these suggested books, find a comfy spot to read, and be transported all over the world … Continue reading

June 30, 2011 · 2 Comments

Going Green Non-Fiction booklist

Want to live a greener lifestyle, but don’t know where to start? Check out some of these resources! General Easy Green Living: The Ultimate Guide for Simple, Eco-Friendly Choices for … Continue reading

June 29, 2011 · 1 Comment