Book Club: The Peach Keeper by Sarah Addison Allen

A book club is a great way to share books and ideas as well as just get out and relax for an evening. Here are some ideas on how to host a book club meeting for “The Peach Keeper” by Sarah Addison Allen. In order to have a great party you must have great atmosphere, drinks, food,…

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Book Review: My Life as a Book by Janet Tashjian

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Twelve year old Derek is only wants to get through the school year so he can hang out for the summer.  He struggles behaviorally and academically, especially when it comes to reading.  He finds himself in the middle of a mystery involving and girl who drowned years ago and makes an unlikely new friend.  His…

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Book Review: Stolen Children by Peg Kehret

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Amy, a 14 year old girl, is asked to be a nanny for a day to a wealthy family with a sweet 3 year old daughter.   What starts off as a dream job turns into a nightmare as she and her babysitting charge are kidnapped.  The kidnappers videotape the girls and send the DVD’s to…

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Children’s Book Review: The Thing About Georgie by Lisa Graff

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“The Thing about Georgie” By Lisa Graff is a book about a fourth grade boy who struggles with being different. He is a dwarf and at 42 inches is about as tall as he will ever get. He deals with fights with his best friend, jealousy, a class bully, a crush on a pretty girl,…

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