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Tasha B.
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Writer, art historian, and bibliophile.
Writer, art historian, and bibliophile.

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Sunday Snapshot: Adios, February
Gabriel Dawe, Plexus no. 36, 2016 Currently reading: Pretty Face by Lucy Parker: I keep picturing Luc as a bald Ron Howard. Jackaby by William Ritter: Looooove this one. Posted: Mini reviews of Passenger by Alexandra Bracken and Graceling by Kristin Cashore...

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Mini Reviews: 2 YA Fantasy Novels
Sometimes I have some things to say about a book, but not enough for a whole post. Enter mini reviews! This week I'm reviewing two young adult fantasy novels that, on the surface, have a lot in common: Passenger by Alexandra Bracken and Graceling by Kristin...

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Week 3 Discussion: BORN A CRIME by Trevor Noah #12mos12rals
Welcome to our third discussion for our Born a Crime readalong. This week we'll be discussing Part II. To check out our previous discussions, please see our week 1 and week 2 discussion posts. This past week was Valentine's Day, and appropriately Part II fe...

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Week 2 Discussion: BORN A CRIME by Trevor Noah #12mos12rals
Welcome to our second discussion of Born a Crime by Trevor Noah. Today we'll be finishing up Part I of the book. To check out our first week's discussion, go here . What do you think were the themes in Part I of the book? How were the essays tied together? ...

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Week 1 Discussion: BORN A CRIME by Trevor Noah #12mos12rals
Welcome to our first discussion of Trevor Noah's memoir, Born a Crime . This discussion covers chapters 1-3. It's a short segment, only about an hour's worth of reading, so if you're just joining us now you have plenty of time to catch up for our next discu...

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Introducing BORN A CRIME by Trevor Noah #12mos12rals
The second book in our year of 12 Months 12 Readalongs is Born a Crime by Trevor Noah . You might recognize Noah as the host of The Daily Show , but way before that he was a kid growing up in South Africa as "a crime": his very existence was illegal under A...

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Sunday Snapshot
Calypso found an ornament she likes Currently Reading: Passenger by Alexandra Bracken: I know it's a fool's errand to expect a story about time travel to make sense, but still. I'm having some issues. Graceling by Kristin Cashore: I'm enjoying it, but I do ...

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Mini Reviews III: A Convenient Artistic Malice
This parcel of mini reviews features a contemporary romance set in New Zealand, a classic Regency, and a mystery/thriller from Japan. Enjoy! Artistic License by Elle Pierson Art student Sophy is so distracted by a museum security guard with a face "Picasso ...

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Sunday Snapshot
Buffalo at Yellowstone Currently reading: Malice by Keigo Higashino: This was a birthday present, and I had no idea what to expect from it. Pleasantly surprised so far! A Study in Scarlet Women by Sherry Thomas: Uhg. I was looking forward to this one, becau...

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Mini-Reviews: Foodie Nonfiction
Sometimes I have things to say about the books I finish, but not enough for a whole blog post. Enter mini-reviews! This time I focus on two recent non-fiction reads: Real Food/Fake Food by Larry Olmsted , and But First, Champagne by David White . I think bo...
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