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Book Review #11: The Interestings

Since the beginning of what I can only assume is time, teenagers have long wanted to be part of the “cool” crowd.  See the following example: What do you suppose teenagers in the middle ages did?  Well, there probably weren’t … Continue reading

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Book Review #10: The House at the End of Hope Street

So, we know girls are supposed to be all “sugar and spice and everything nice,” but here at No Boys Allowed Reviews, we’re all about flouting convention — and never more-so than when we’re trying to settle on which books we should … Continue reading

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48HBC 2014: Finish Line

I made a mistake. A bad one. I’ve been dutifully keeping track of the time I’ve spent reading and blogging as the days have passed, but I haven’t been tallying those times up. Now, at the end of it, when … Continue reading

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48HBC 2014, Review #4: We Have Always Lived in the Castle

Moxie’s castle is far less atmospheric than the eponymous castle of Shirley Jackson’s final novel. Or, perhaps it’s equally atmospheric but the atmosphere is one of repose. She does some of her best flopping in there. It’s fitting that this … Continue reading

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48HBC 2014, Review #3: Rebel Belle

Okay! I’m back from my 9-5 shift at work and ready to snap back into action! I was able to read a little bit during my lunch break and I managed to finish my third book, Rebel Belle by Rachel Hawkins. Hawkins … Continue reading

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48HBC 2014, Review #2: Anna and the French Kiss

Thirteen hours into the Challenge, and two books down. I haven’t exactly been reading at the clipped, focused, nigh-obsessive pace that I expected of myself. I’m usually fiercely competitive — even when it comes to things I’m not all that … Continue reading

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48HBC 2014, Review #1: Renegade Magic

Five hours into the Challenge, I am happy to report that I’ve finished the first book that Moxie selected for me. Renegade Magic is the second book in Stephanie Burgis’ Kat, Incorrigible series; I thought (as did Moxie) that it might behoove me … Continue reading

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