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Recommended Reads – Fables

February 3, 2010

Here is the latest addition to my Recommended Reads list. Tomorrow I will be launching a Table of Contents page so you can cruise through all of the titles quickly. This one is another graphic novel and it is full of characters that everyone knows [Keep Reading]

Recommended Reads – Grease Monkey

December 11, 2009

I just love the public library. I can’t tell you how many books I have discovered there, quite by accident, that have made it onto my all-time favourites list. This book is just the latest addition. I’m only half way through it but it [Keep Reading]

Jericho Returns for a Third Season

December 2, 2009

Jericho is an amazing television series that I have written about here time and time again. I was hooked on it from the very first episode. It drew me in and kept me on the edge of my seat for 22 episodes. Unfortunately, this amazing show [Keep Reading]

My Summer Reading List

August 28, 2009

I did a lot of reading this summer. Here is a list of what I read. I didn’t keep track of all the graphic novels that I got from the public library so this is not a complete list. I’ve often thought that I should keep a detailed reading log. [Keep Reading]

Novel Study Takes to the Track

April 30, 2009

My all-time favourite novel is Heartbeat by Sharon Creech. I have been sharing it with my class all week long. We’ve been listening to the audio book and following along with copies of the novel. I can’t say enough good things about this [Keep Reading]

Rap Group Got Me Reading a Classic

April 20, 2009

I consider myself to be an avid reader. You can always find a book or two on the nightstand beside my bed. I utilize the library frequently and read everything from fiction to non-fiction to comic books to young adult novels to magazines and [Keep Reading]

The Escapists

February 18, 2009

It’s not often that I read a graphic novel and say “Wow! That was amazing!” It happened with Frank Miller’s “The Dark Knight Returns” and the again with Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ “Watchmen.” These two books deserve [Keep Reading]

Love is a Mix tape

January 8, 2009

I love mix tapes. I used to make them all the time. I made tapes off of the radio. I taped my favourite songs from a variety of different tapes or records. And then I got really serious about it. I bought a mixer and used my CD walkman and my [Keep Reading]

Novel Study Tradition Begins

June 2, 2008

One of my all-time favourite books is Heartbeat by Sharon Creech. I stumbled upon it one day because I was getting tired of my daily commute to work. I decided that I would start listening to audio books on the drive instead of CDs or the radio. I [Keep Reading]

The Best Comic Books

May 6, 2008

In response to a comment from last week’s post on comics, I have compiled a short list of comics that are definitely worth reading. Many of these titles can be found at your public library in the Graphic Novel section. This is how I discovered [Keep Reading]
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