Monthly Archives: March 2013

The Believer’s Daughter (Treadwell Academy #2), by Caitlyn Duffy (2012)

The Believer’s Daughter by Caitlyn Duffy My rating: 4 of 5 stars “The Believer’s Daughter” is the second in Caitlyn Duffy’s “Treadwell Academy” Series. It’s an interesting idea for a series. Unlike many YA series, where you follow the same … Continue reading

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Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, by Benjamin Alire Saenz

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz My rating: 3 of 5 stars “Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe” is a tough book for me to review. It’s narrated by Aristotle … Continue reading

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My Summer of Love (2004)

“My Summer of Love” is a movie with some truly lovely moments–two girls sharing a kiss in front of a fire, two girls sharing the beauty of a lush forest, two girls sharing the beauty of a flower-covered hill…you get … Continue reading

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Aimee & Jaguar (1999)

“Aimee & Jaguar” is a beautiful love story told against an unimaginably bad backdrop: World War 2 Berlin. It’s also a true story, based on a memoir by “Aimee.” Felice (Maria Schrader) is an adventurous sort with a honed survival … Continue reading

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The Nasty Girl (Das schreckliche Mädchen) (1990)

“The Nasty Girl” is kind of an unfortunate translation of “Das schreckliche Mädchen,” simply because it makes it sound like a porno, or something from the “Porky’s” ilk. “Schreckliche” usually translates as “terrible,” which would make more sense for this … Continue reading

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If You Find Me, by Emily Murdoch (2013)

If You Find Me by Emily Murdoch My rating: 5 of 5 stars (nb: I received a review copy from the publisher) “If You Find Me” grabbed me from the beginning, and probably won’t completely let go for a few … Continue reading

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The Rock Star’s Daughter, by Caitlyn Duffy (2011)

The Rock Stars Daughter by Caitlin duffy My rating: 4 of 5 stars Fifteen year-old Taylor Beauforte is having a typical summer. Her fast-living mom is throwing embarrassing parties, and Taylor is working part-time making smoothies, and hanging out with … Continue reading

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