Category Archives: Books-Reviews

Ariel by Sylvia Plath, recited by Charlotte Rampling

Ariel by Sylvia Plath, recited by Charlotte Rampling.

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Harmony

“Take it that you have died today, and your life’s story is ended; and henceforward regard what further time may be given you as an uncovenanted surplus, and live it out in harmony with nature.” –Meditations, Marcus Aurelius

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Something Fierce wins CanadaReads jury

I am not surprised considdering how articulate and poignant Shad’s representation was all month. I’m so proud of him and Aguirre. What a fascinating process this CBC CanadaReads is! Sure wouldn’t find this on FOXnews.  Copies can be found on … Continue reading

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different think – presentation books

Non-fiction professional reading but I believe very relevant to our daily work in the school library- visual design. Two books that I found very strong reading in my pursuit to strengthen my design skills yet also be valuable to my … Continue reading

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New post Sex in YA: Student Opinions

http://addicted2reading.wordpress.com/2011/04/13/sex-in-ya-student-opinions/ Within the last month there’s been quite a few discussions and blog posts about sex in YA. Is it okay? Is there too much? Are teens influenced about it? It made me wonder what my students think about all … Continue reading

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Kindle social not always wanted

How an E-Book Is Not Really Your Own [an argument why this is terrible] I’m reading a new book I downloaded on my Kindle and I noticed an underlined passage. It is surely a mistake, I think. This is a … Continue reading

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Unshelved…Sex at Dawn.

Check out Unshelved… I need to read this…”It contradicts the distasteful conventional wisdom that men are born to be cheaters and women gold diggers.” Maybe I can learn something? Sex at Dawn: The Prehistoric Origins of Modern Sexuality by Christopher … Continue reading

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