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Christine Brower-Cohen
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My Article in School Library Journal
A piece that I wrote for School Library Journal can be found here . Happy reading, Christine

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The Boys (and Girls!) in the Boat
Congratulations to the US Women's Rowing team in took gold in the coxed eight rowing event.  I never realized what a grueling sport rowing was until I read The Boys in the Boat.   Now, PBS is airing a special about the 1936 Olympic team featured in the book...

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Here's to Us
Elin Hilderbrand's  latest book, Here's to Us, is a quick, easy beach read that will not only make you want to visit Nantucket, it will make you hungry.  Her descriptions of the idyllic beach community are matched only by her descriptions of the smells, tas...

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Happy Birthday, Harry Potter
In honor of Harry Potter's birthday, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is being released today. Happy reading, Christine

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Truly Madly Guilty
Today is the day!  Liane Moriarty's new book, Truly Madly Guilty is finally available for download or purchase.  Click here to read what I've posted about her other books. Happy reading, Christine

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American Girls: Social Media and the Secret Lives of Teenagers
Let me start by saying how I am going to end, or rather, how I am not going to end.  I am not going to end with my predictable closing, "Happy Reading."  That is because, American Girls: Social Media and the Secret Life of Teenagers, by Nancy Jo Sales is an...

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Leaving Time
I just finished Leaving Time, by Jodi Picoult.  What a suspenseful mystery filled with foreshadowing and plot twists that I should have seen coming.  It's a quick read read with chapters from different characters' points of view, as well as beautiful descri...

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Jennifer Aniston
Here is an interesting opinion on The Huffington Post by Jennifer Aniston.  No wonder she is America's favorite friend. Happy reading, Christine

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Shining Sea
Loved Shining Sea , by Mimi Cross.  I was so excited when it was released, but now that summer is in full swing, I just want to reread it.  If you like the Twilight series and love the beach and the sea, this is a perfect summer read.  Mimi's writing will d...

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Greek Gods
The July issue of National Geographic has a piece on lesser-known deities and cults in ancient Greece.  If you teach social studies or are planning on teaching any of the Percy Jackson novels next year, you might want to check it  out. Happy reading, Christine
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