Monthly Archives: December 2012

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

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Holly In Love By Caroline B. Cooney

This is, thankfully, one of those times that there is a surprisingly pleasant story lurking in the mass-market paperback behind the photographic cover, complete with likeable protagonists, wacky sidekicks, and parents who are SO EMBARASSING. As I recently mentioned, I … Continue reading

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Fifteen By Beverly Cleary

Beverly Cleary, bless her nonagenarian heart, is best known for her juvenile fiction about the Leave It To Beaver-type adventures of Henry Huggins, and Beezus (and especially) Ramona Quimby:   books that manage to realistically capture the high drama that … Continue reading

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I Saw Him First By Marjorie Sharmat

Is Seymour worth fighting for? I’ll answer the question up front: no. No, he is not, because Seymour barely exists. I know I should have learned my lesson about picking books based on their covers by now, but… well, seriously! … Continue reading

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