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My Top Twenty Favorite Books for 2014

Some people celebrate the new year with parties, good food, and dancing.  That's fun, but I also like to look back at all the books I've read during the past year.  Whoa, did I really read that many? (Sorry, I only posted reviews on the ones I enjoyed most.)  2014 has been a very good… Continue reading My Top Twenty Favorite Books for 2014

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Book Reviews

The Tale of Despereaux

The Tale of Despereaux, by Kate DiCamillo, is a beautiful story, lovingly told, with illustrations by Timothy Basil Ering.  It is the story of Despereaux Tilling, a mouse who loves music, stories, and a princess.  It is also the story of Roscuro, a rat who lives in the dark of the castle dungeon but yearns… Continue reading The Tale of Despereaux