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Monthly Archives: May 2012

The Intouchables
The Intouchables

The true story of the charming Algerian con man whose friendship with a disabled French aristocrat inspired the record-breaking hit movie The Intouchables (US release coming June 2012.) Abdel Sellou’s fictional reincarnation, Driss, played by Omar Sy in the movie … Continue reading

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We Can All Do Better
We Can All Do Better

“These pages were largely inspired by a passage in Lincoln’s second State of the Union address, in which he said, “We can succeed only by concert. It is not ‘Can any of us imagine better?’ but ‘Can we all do … Continue reading

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Thank You Pennsylvania School Librarians!

Three PGW titles were selected for the Pennsylvania School Librarians Association’s top 40 YA titles! Make sure you check out these books, they are all great reads. Almost True by Keren David; 978-1-84780-141-8; Frances Lincoln Books Ashfall by Mike Mullin; … Continue reading

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Gifts for Dads and Grads

Viva Editions is proud to be publishing some of the smartest and most fabulous fathers the world over. These devotion-worthy dads also happen to be some of the wittiest word wranglers around, proffering books for the verbally voracious. These terrific … Continue reading

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We caught fish in our ponds. We ate some of them, too.
We caught fish in our ponds. We ate some of them, too.

  I enjoy sharing books and talking about the books I like a well as hearing about books that others recommend- especially books that Cindy recommends-I LOVED I Will Not Leave You Comfortless by Jeremy Jackson, from Milkweed.  This is … Continue reading

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I’m Not a Plastic Bag
I’m Not a Plastic Bag

Not too many people are aware of the growing island of trash that is forming in the northern Pacific Ocean. This remarkable graphic novel, I’m Not a Plastic Bag by Rachel Hope Allison, introduces us to the massive beast known … Continue reading

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A stunning and propulsive debut novel
A stunning and propulsive debut novel

Alif the Unseen has been chosen for the July 2012 Indie Next list, “Great Reads from Booksellers you Trust”.     I loved this book and highly recommend it, I could not put it down. If you are wondering what … Continue reading

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How I Went from Fat to Fit—And You Can Too—Safely, Effectively, and Permanently
How I Went from Fat to Fit—And You Can Too—Safely, Effectively, and Permanently

Life is good when you’re a Dolce & Gabbana underwear model December 31, 2008 personal trainer Paul “PJ” James set out to add nearly 100 pounds of flab to his ripped 176-lb physique Bingeing would become his full-time job and … Continue reading

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The Rock of Ivanore
The Rock of Ivanore

A great new middle grade fantasy/adventure title will be hitting shelves this month from Tanglewood Press. The Rock of Ivanore is the first book in the Celestine Chronicles that, according to author Laurisa White Reyes, started out as a bedtime … Continue reading

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Mother, wife, private investigator … and vampire…..
Mother, wife, private investigator … and vampire…..

on sale June Mother, wife, private investigator … and vampire. Six years ago, federal agent Samantha Moon was the perfect wife and soccer mom with the minivan and suburban home. Then the unthinkable happened, an attack that changed her life … Continue reading

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