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“Flying The Dragon”: Middle-Grade Must Read

Hiroshi lives in a village in Japan where his grandfather makes traditional rokkaku fighting kites from bamboo and paper. In a month, Hiroshi will fly a kite of his own in the annual kite-fights for the first time. Thousands of miles away near … Continue reading

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“Bring Up The Bodies” – A Review

This is the text of my review of Bring Up The Bodies by Hilary Mantel, posted today on Goodreads.   With this book, Mantel has added new colors to her brilliant portrait of Thomas Cromwell, Henry VIII’s mastermind counsellor. More … Continue reading

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The Queen’s Thief Series by Megan Whelan Turner

As part of the Light and Round (L&R) Project, I’m going to urge you to read The Queen’s Thief series by Megan Whelan Turner.  In fact, I’m going to insist.  I might even beg. It’s that good. When I decided … Continue reading

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