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Book Challenge Update Books 20-32

It has been a long time, and lots of things have prevented me from reading.  Now a broken collar-bone and an order to do nothing for the next month has certainly opened up my time.  So here’s the update.  Since

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100 Book Challenge 16-19

The pace is slacking.  I’m going to have to pick things up if I plan on meeting this goal… Book 16: The Sword and the Stone– TH White.  Rereading this for my honors English class.  I like it.   I

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100 Book Challenge: Books 13-15

Okay… Gotta get in gear.  I let school trump my reading.  I’m hoping to carve out more time to do this. 13.  The Power of Myth– Joseph Campbell.  In recent history, if there were to be a book that made

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Winter Break Reading: 100 Book Challenge Books 9-12

9. Stone Cold: David Baldacci– I appear to be reading this Camel Club series in random order, but I don’t really mind.  This is the third book, but it is certainly written so that you can drop in to the

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100 Book Challenge Book 8

You Hear Me?  Poems and Writing by Teenage Boys: Edited by Betsy Franco. This book is a collection of poetry written by teen boys and gathered by writing teacher Franco.  As a high school teacher, I found it to be

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100 Book Challenge Book 7

Gone For Good– Harlan Coben I hadn’t realized that this was actually a reprinting of his 2002 book.  That didn’t really matter.  I plowed through it in no time.  Even though I know the nature of this type of book,

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100 Book Challenge Book 6

The Lost Hero- Rick Riordan Rick Riordan, forgive my forwardness by stating that you might be the best thing to have happened to young adult literature in a long time.  There is much in your writing that brings me happiness:

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100 Book Challenge Book 5:

Gone: by Lisa McMann- This is the third and final book in a series where the main character has the gift/curse to “drop in” on dreams that others are having around her.  Instead of using her abilities as a vigilante, she

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100 Book Challenge Book 4:

4. Readicide: How Schools Are Killing Reading and What You Can Do About It– By Kelly Gallagher I just read this book at, of all places, a dance competition for my daughter.  It was enlightening, but I was hoping for

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100 Book Challenge Books 2 and 3

2. Moonlight Mile- Dennis Lehane: Okay, I will admit that I picked this up at a used bookstore on author name alone, and because it was a buck. I didn’t realize until starting this post and looking up the somewhat

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