Month: September 2009

Book Review 13: My Father’s Son by Terri Fields

This was a pretty good mystery with a kind of twist ending. Wasn’t sure about it, but overall I liked it. Kevin Windor’s parents are divorced. He spends weekends at his dad’s house playing video games and just hanging out. Not that his dad doesn’t have expectations for him as well. His dad is considered… Read more »

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Book Review 11: Jump the Cracks by Stacy DeKeyser

So, I’m now over a fifth of the way through the books I’ve got to read by December 1st. yay!! This book was not too bad. The main character is Victoria, her parents are divorced, happened soon after 9/11. Her dad lives in New York city, so she has to take the train to go… Read more »

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Book Review 10: Shift by Jennifer Bradbury

I must admit once again I was not expecting to be thrilled by my latest book on the list. And once again I was wrong. In fact, I really, really, really liked this one. I think it would make a good movie. In fact, at the end when the main character, Chris, is watching a… Read more »

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Book Review 8: Hershey Herself by Cecilia Galante

I tend to prefer more fantasy or sci fi books. So I wasn’t really looking forward to a more “realistic” book. But as I think back now, many of my favorite books as a kid were realistic books: Harriet the Spy, A Summer to Die, From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler…. Read more »

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