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The end of September and the beginning of the rest of your reading life

September 29th, 2015 · Comments Off on The end of September and the beginning of the rest of your reading life

The Reading Rocks wrap up a fabulous first quarter having read and hashed and rehashed another Rainbow Rowell masterpiece, this time the triumphant chronicle of a young woman’s quest to conquer her freshman college fears of twin separation, roommate weirdness and worry about her bipolar single dad, while penning the best fanfiction ever.  No small […]

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Two Martians kissing or: How I learned to stop worrying and love the library.

September 2nd, 2015 · 1 Comment

Well, since our last conversation, constant reader, there have been two colossal Reading Rocks meetings.  The first, on August 13th, was HUGE!  Emily counted 42 students!  We voted on what to read next and chose another Rainbow Rowell masterpiece, Fangirl!  Unfortunately we are having a difficult time getting enough copies for everyone, so when you finish […]

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Nerdily Rocking the Book Club

February 4th, 2015 · 3 Comments

Reading Rocks finished flying Into the wild nerd yonder last Thursday, before the advent of SNOWPOCALYPSE 2015 that I am currently blaming for all the stuff I am still procrastinating over.  I SO LOVE THE MIDWEST WINTER! Anyway, back to nerdy skirt girl…there were some widely differing views on the book, many were still put off […]

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Other things that happened at book club

February 7th, 2014 · Comments Off on Other things that happened at book club

February 6th, 2014, BEST BOOK CLUB EVER.   We talked about a few books, including the one we were SUPPOSED to talk about, Zoo by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge.  One of the Reading Rocks liked it because of the interesting, unusual premise.  I think we all agreed that the plot of animals reacting to human progress […]

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African American Author's Websites……click on the name

May 8th, 2009 · Comments Off on African American Author's Websites……click on the name

Lenora AdamsCecil CrossSharon Draper Dona Sakar Rita Williams-Garcia   Coe BoothL. DivineSharon Flake Earl Sewell Jacqueline Woodson

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