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Archive for April, 2014

Next week will be Missing Since Monday. I also neglected to mention that it is worth picking up at least one of the new ebooks because they feature an new little bio of her and some personal photographs. Links for purchasing are in a post below. Also, new Family Tree is out.

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Stage Fright was actually published before Me and Katie (The Pest), but due to issues with access to the book, I only read it this week. Anyway, Stage Fright is a story about Sara, Wendy’s best friend in Me and Katie. As you may have guessed from the title, this book deals mainly with Sara’s [...]

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On Monday, I’ll be posting about Stage Fright. I am only halfway through and my god, there is some terrible parenting going on.

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As I mentioned in my last post, I actually don’t have Stage Fright yet, so we’re skipping it this week. Which is a shame, since Me and Katie is a sequel of sorts to Stage Fright Wendy White’s little sister, Katie, is very talented and wins lots of awards for piano and art. Wendy is [...]

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I had said I was going to do Stage Fright for Monday, but I just realized I don’t have it. I will only be able to read it on Tuesday when the ebook is released, so for Monday, I will be reading Me and Katie (The Pest). Stage Fright will be the week after. Yes, [...]

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Next book will be Stage Fright! I’m in the middle of moving, so I hope it will be up on time.

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I’d like to preface this by saying that I don’t know much about autism, so please let me know if anything is inaccurate so I can fix it. Inside Out is a book that I ended up liking a lot more than I thought I would. It becomes pretty clear early on, if you’ve read [...]

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As I discovered thanks to an astute poster on the BSC Boards, all of the books I’ll be reading for the Readalong are being released as ebooks on the 22nd of April by a company called Open Road Integrated Media (not Scholastic as I originally thought). This includes Slam Book, which I thought I was [...]

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If you’re reading along with me, on Monday I am going to post about Inside Out. Tomorrow I will be doing a post on the fortuitous rerelease of Ann’s early books by Scholastic that is happening on April 22nd, so be on the lookout for that as well.

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I’m not sure what format will work best for this, so bear with me. Bummer Summer is Ann’s first book, published in 1983. It is about Kammie Whitlock, a twelve-year-old girl whose widower father (sound familiar?) marries Kate, a college professor (who is 25 or 26 and lacks a doctorate, and oh god I’m older [...]

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