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Jennifer, Hecate, MacBeth, William McKinley, and Me, Elizabeth

E. L. Konigsburg writes hard books.  It’s too bad in a way, because they really are exceptional, but I believe grown-ups are often guilty of pushing them on children before they are ready. If a child is faced with a … Continue reading

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Forever in Blue – The Fourth Summer of the Sisterhood

I have to say, as much as I do love this series, I am ready to smack Carmen, and I’m a bit tired of Brashares feeling the need to inject drama into everything.  This series is escapist reading.  I shouldn’t … Continue reading

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Girls in Pants – The Third Summer of the Sisterhood

I think this is about when I should admit that even though I’m a grown-up, I really couldn’t wait to get back to reading this each time I put it down.  The style that Ann Brahsares uses really compels you … Continue reading

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The Second Summer of the Sisterhood

The second book in the series meets up with the girls a whole year later. Usually with series books there’s an expectation that things pick up where they left off, but Brashares decided to skip the school year in favor … Continue reading

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The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

I know that for many summer vacation is already over and the kids are starting back to school.  Some of us though, have one final week left of vacation and I’m planning on clinging to it by reading one of … Continue reading

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