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Under A Painted Sky – Should Historical Novels Use Racial Slurs Which Are Accurate For The Time Period?

Book Review : Under A Painted Sky By Stacey Lee Spoiler Alert! Summary Missouri, 1849: Samantha dreams of moving back to New York to be a professional musician—not an easy thing if you’re a girl, and harder still if you’re Chinese. But … Continue reading

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The Best Bad Luck I Ever Had – Will Kids Connect With This Story?

Book Review: The Best Bad Luck I Ever Had By Kristin Levine Spoiler Alert! Summary The last thing Harry “Dit” Sims expects when Emma Walker comes to town is to become friends. Proper-talking, brainy Emma doesn’t play baseball or fish … Continue reading

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The Bands of Mourning – A Mistborn Novel

Book Review: The Bands of Mourning A Mistborn Novel By Brandon Sanderson Spoiler Alert! Summary With The Alloy of Law and Shadows of Self, Brandon Sanderson surprised readers with a New York Times bestselling spinoff of his Mistborn books, set after … Continue reading

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