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February 2010

Admit One by Emmett James

Title: Admit One Author: Emmett James Hardcover: 216 pages Publisher: FizzyPop (February 1, 2010) ISBN-13: 978-0984258109 Source: Online publicist Rating: 4 out of 5 My thoughts: Admit One was an unusual book. It is a journey in film but it’s… Continue Reading →

BTT: Why you read?

Suggested by Janet: I’ve seen this quotation in several places lately. It’s from Sven Birkerts’ ‘The Gutenberg Elegies: The Fate of Reading in an Electronic Age’: “To read, when one does so of one’s own free will, is to make… Continue Reading →

Wordless Wednesday: India

On the way to Bhuleshwar…

Selkie Girl by Laurie Brooks

Title: Selkie Girl Author: Laurie Brooks Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult Reading level: Young Adult Hardcover: 272 pages Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers; First Edition edition (October 14, 2008) Source: Library Setting: Shapinsay (Orkney Islands), Scotland Rating: 4 out of… Continue Reading →

Something, maybe by Elizabeth Scott

Title: Something, maybe Author: Elizabeth Scott Source: Library Genre: YA Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Hardcover: 224 pages Publisher: Simon Pulse (March 24, 2009) My thoughts: I have been following Elizabeth Scott’s blog for sometime now but I had not… Continue Reading →

Weekend Site-seeing

We had a long weekend as it was Chinese New Year. We spent the New Year Weekend and the Valentines Weekend visiting places in and around Singapore. We went to the HSBC Tree Top walk which is a bridge suspended… Continue Reading →

BTT: Reading encouragement

Suggested by Barbara H: How can you encourage a non-reading child to read? What about a teen-ager? Would you require books to be read in the hopes that they would enjoy them once they got into them, or offer incentives,… Continue Reading →

Wordless Wednesday: Jurong Bird Park (Singapore)

In the name of God by Paula Jolin

Title: In the name of God Author: Paula Jolin Publisher: Roaring Brook Press (April 3, 2007) Source: Library Setting: Damascus (Syria) Rating: 4.75 out of 5 My Thoughts: In the name of God was a very unusual book. It’s how… Continue Reading →

Lost in Austen

Yes!!! I’ve finally watched it. In one day. Yes, the entire series and I don’t know how time flew. For those very few who don’t know what this is about: It’s a mini series and a different spin on Pride… Continue Reading →

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