Category Archives: Review

Review : Aged and Confused


Based on the DVD recording of the same name, comedian Bill Engvall performs a set filled with the usual folksy observations but this time focused on the dreaded state of middle age and the even more dreaded state of what … Continue reading

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Book Review: Safekeeping


When Radley returns to the United States after volunteering abroad, she comes back to a country under military rule with strict travel restrictions, and she must find her way back to her Vermont home through the New England woods. Title … Continue reading

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Book Review: Lost Cat


Caroline Paul was recovering from a bad accident and thought things couldn’t get worse. But then her beloved cat Tibia disappeared. She and her partner, illustrator Wendy MacNaughton, mourned his loss. Yet weeks later, Tibia waltzed back into their lives. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Au Revoir, Crazy European Chick


Perry’s parents insist that he take Gobi, their quiet, Lithuanian exchange student, to senior prom but after an incident at the dance he learns that Gobi is actually a trained assassin who needs him as a henchman, behind the wheel … Continue reading

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United States of Authors


I found a new picture that needs more study! The following image is sold by The Literary Gift Company. It is filled with the names of authors somehow affiliated with the section of the USA in which their name is … Continue reading

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Movie Review : Les Miserables


Based on the novel by Victor Hugo, ‘Les Miserables’ travels with prisoner-on-parole, 24601, Jean Valjean, as he runs from the ruthless Inspector Javert on a journey beyond the barricades, at the center of the June Rebellion. Meanwhile, the life of … Continue reading

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Book Review : All Good Children


It’s the middle of the twenty-first century and the elite children of New Middletown are lined up to receive a treatment that turns them into obedient, well-mannered citizens. Maxwell Connors, a seventeen-year-old prankster, misfit and graffiti artist, observes the changes … Continue reading

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Book Review : Winterling


With her boundless curiosity and wild spirit, Fer has always felt that she doesn’t belong. Not when the forest is calling to her, when the rush of wind through branches feels more real than school or the quiet farms near … Continue reading

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Book Review : Cinder


Sixteen-year-old Cinder is considered a technological mistake by most of society and a burden by her stepmother. Being a cyborg does have its benefits though: Cinder’s brain interface has given her an uncanny ability to fix things, making her the … Continue reading

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Video : Books as Dominoes


This is a fun and short video showing a library using books as dominoes. It’s surprising how effective they are! I also liked seeing the normal operations continue on around the dominoes falling – shelving books, reading, checking out, etc. … Continue reading

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