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Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark by Alvin Schwartz

I remember buying this book at the school book fair in 1st or 2nd grade.  The memories are a bit strange - they are like snapshots.  I can see the classroom or library with all of the books set up for the book fair.  I remember going with my mom to look at the books.… Continue reading Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark by Alvin Schwartz

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Ruffleclaw by Cornelia Funke

I managed to fit in one more book before the end of the day.  I read another book by one of my favorite authors - Ruffleclaw by Cornelia Funke.  I remember the day that I first discovered Cornelia Funke and her books.  I was at this neat bookstore in Beaufort, South Carolina.  I do not know… Continue reading Ruffleclaw by Cornelia Funke

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Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren

We have a lovely independent bookstore downtown, and they have a decent children's book section.  It is not quite what I would want to have if I opened my own bookstore, but it is pretty close.  The other day, I was browsing in that bookstore and found a copy of one of my favorite books… Continue reading Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren

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Roald Dahl’s Book of Ghost Stories – Edited by Roald Dahl

This morning I finished a book I have been working on for a couple of days.  I wanted one of the adult books that Roald Dahl has written, and this was the only one they had in the local book store.  I picked up Roald Dahl's Book of Ghost Stories and brought it home to add… Continue reading Roald Dahl’s Book of Ghost Stories – Edited by Roald Dahl

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Freckle Juice by Judy Blume

I couldn't wait until tomorrow to start my next book.  I am already deviating from my book-a-day plan.  I am not tired yet, I got into a debate (not sure you can even call it a debate) on a friend's Facebook feed, and now I am even more wired as a result.  I really need… Continue reading Freckle Juice by Judy Blume