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Her Fearful Symmetry, by Audrey Niffenegger


Speaking of symmetry, at one point, I wondered in Niffeneger’s name was an anagram…Reggeneiffen? Too much Scrabble, I guess. The first thing I learned was that Highgate Cemetary is a real place. It sounds so well described in the book … Continue reading

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A Mango Shaped Space, by Wendy Mass


Have you ever felt like a freak? Are you someone with a secret you have to keep inside because if people knew they would not like you, or think you were crazy? The story is told in the first person, Mia … Continue reading

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Coraline, by Neil Gaiman


I enjoyed Neil Gaiman’s The Graveyard Book tremendously (a review appears on this blog). My almost 11 year old daughter recently started reading it and also checked our Coraline. I recalled Coraline coming out as a rather creepy looking film … Continue reading

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Wabi Sabi, By Mark Reibstein, Illustrated by Ed Young


This is a children’s picture book but can be enjoyed by several age groups including adults on several levels. I have been busy working on a Readers’ Advisory Project of books for 5 to 8 year olds for the past … Continue reading

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