Tag: high school

Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight

Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight

Hidey Ho, Bookworms! Remember last month when I got all philosophical about choosing a book for book club because last month’s selection in my neighborhood book club (cleverly named My Neighbors Are Better Than Your Neighbors) hit a sour note? You can click HERE if you’re interested. But you’ll be happy to know that this month’s selection worked out infinitely better for me. This month we read Reconstructing Amelia by… Read more »

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Classic and Contemporary: School Stuff (Top Ten Tuesday)

Classic and Contemporary: School Stuff (Top Ten Tuesday)

Hola, Bookworms! It’s Tuesday, but since yesterday was a holiday (at least in the US) it’s basically a Monday. To combat the blues, we’re gonna get a little listy. The ladies of The Broke and the Bookish have come up with a fantastic topic for today. We could take this two ways: pair contemporary books with classics OR list out 10 books that we think should be required reading in… Read more »

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Eleanor & Park: It'll Take You Back Faster Than a Whiff of Unwashed Gym Suit.

Eleanor & Park: It'll Take You Back Faster Than a Whiff of Unwashed Gym Suit.

Sup Bookworms?! I say “sup” because that was the thing to say when I was in high school. During high school,  I absolutely refused to use the term on the grounds that contractions should use apostrophes. I also wrote song lyrics out on the backs of all the notes I passed between classes and pasted magazine photo collages of grunge rockers onto my notebooks. (A 16 year old girl is… Read more »

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