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Book Review: The Tea Dragon Society

Synopsis "After discovering a lost tea dragon in the marketplace, Greta learns about the dying art form of tea dragon care-taking from the kind tea shop owners, Hesekiel and Erik. As she befriends them and their shy ward, Minette, Greta sees how the craft enriches their lives—and eventually her own." -Synopsis from Goodreads Review Well… Continue reading Book Review: The Tea Dragon Society

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Mini-Review: Sophia of Silicon Valley

Synopsis "The daughter of successful Taiwanese immigrants, Sophia Young has always spoken her mind, and in Silicon Valley, that turns out to be her greatest asset—especially when she’s often the only woman in a room. As companies like Apple, Google, Tesla, and Oracle are beginning to revolutionize the world, Sophia lucks into a job that… Continue reading Mini-Review: Sophia of Silicon Valley

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Mini-Review: Stargazing

Synopsis "When Moon’s family moves in next door to Christine’s, Moon goes from unlikely friend to best friend―maybe even the perfect friend. The girls share their favorite music videos, paint their toenails when Christine’s strict parents aren’t around, and make plans to enter the school talent show together. Moon even tells Christine her deepest secret:… Continue reading Mini-Review: Stargazing

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October Wrap-Up + Travel Photos

Hello friends, and Happy Halloween! What is everyone up to on this lovely day? Other than driving downtown to get our marriage license (yep, we are getting married this year, but more on that later!) we are expecting to have a pretty low-key Halloween. We typically don't get trick-or-treaters, and I am off work today… Continue reading October Wrap-Up + Travel Photos

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Book Review: Our Wayward Fate

Synopsis "Seventeen-year-old Ali Chu knows that as the only Asian person at her school in middle-of-nowhere Indiana, she must be bland as white toast to survive. This means swapping her congee lunch for PB&Js, ignoring the clueless racism from her classmates and teachers, and keeping her mouth shut when people wrongly call her Allie instead… Continue reading Book Review: Our Wayward Fate

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Book Review: The Okay Witch

Synopsis "Magic is harder than it looks. Thirteen-year-old Moth Hush loves all things witchy. But she’s about to discover that witches aren’t just the stuff of movies, books, and spooky stories. When some eighth-grade bullies try to ruin her Halloween, something really strange happens. It turns out that Founder’s Bluff, Massachusetts, has a centuries-old history of witch… Continue reading Book Review: The Okay Witch