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Book Review: Snapdragon

Synopsis "Snap's town has a witch. At least, that's how the rumor goes. But in reality, Jacks is just a crocks-wearing, internet-savvy old lady who sells roadkill skeletons online--after doing a little ritual to put their spirits to rest. It's creepy, sure, but Snap thinks it's kind of cool, too. They make a deal: Jacks will… Continue reading Book Review: Snapdragon

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Book Review: Orange Volume 2

Synopsis "Naho immediately feels a connection to the new boy who has transferred to her class. Kakeru is calm, kind, and seems to like Naho as well. But their relationship gets thrown for a loop when Naho receives a letter from the future. The letter explains that Kakeru will die unless Naho does exactly as… Continue reading Book Review: Orange Volume 2

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Book Review: The Prince and the Dressmaker

Synopsis "Prince Sebastian is looking for a bride―or rather, his parents are looking for one for him. Sebastian is too busy hiding his secret life from everyone. At night he puts on daring dresses and takes Paris by storm as the fabulous Lady Crystallia―the hottest fashion icon in the world capital of fashion! Sebastian’s secret weapon… Continue reading Book Review: The Prince and the Dressmaker

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Book Review: Diary of a Tokyo Teen

Synopsis "The summer before she turned sixteen, Christine Inzer traveled solo to Tokyo to get reacquainted with her birthplace. Through charming drawings, photos and musings, Christine takes us on a journey through modern Japan. She explores the fashion hub of Harajuku, chases down geisha in Kyoto and eats the best sushi of her life in… Continue reading Book Review: Diary of a Tokyo Teen

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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: 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: Under the Moon, A Catwoman Tale

Synopsis "Selina Kyle is fiercer than she knows. For 15 years, she's put up with her mother's string of bad boyfriends, but when Dernell, her mom's current beau, proves crueler than the others, Selina reevaluates her place in her home. There's no way Selina and Dernell can live under the same roof, and since Dernell… Continue reading Book Review: Under the Moon, A Catwoman Tale