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What’s What? Weekly: Summer Edition

What’s What? Weekly: Summer Edition

A Round-Up Of Fun Tid-Bits and Bookish News Summer reading lists are starting to roll out. On Open Book: Toronto, author Susan Hughes checked in with some book lovers to find out which Canadian kids books they recommend for summer reading. And Mashable put together a list of 23 YA books perfect for summer. Which … Continue reading

Days That End in Y by Vikki VanSickle: A Review

Days That End in Y by Vikki VanSickle: A Review

From Scholastic: Clarissa usually loves the lazy, hazy days of summer. But this year Mattie is away at camp, Benji’s busy with his drama friends and, after the Dairy Bar Incident, who knows what is going on between her and her maybe-boyfriend Michael. This summer is looking a lot like Mission: Boredom. But then her … Continue reading

Love is a Four-Letter Word by Vikki VanSickle: A Review

Love is a Four-Letter Word by Vikki VanSickle: A Review

From Scholastic: Love: little word, big consequences. Clarissa has never given much thought to the word herself; she has other things to worry about. Her mother is still recovering from breast cancer, and until Clarissa hears that magical word “remission,” she doesn’t think she’ll ever be able to relax. As a distraction, she and best friend Benji … Continue reading

Words that Start with B by Vikki Vansickle: A Review

Words that Start with B by Vikki Vansickle: A Review

From Scholastic: Brilliant. Best-ever. That was how grade seven was supposed to be, but so far things aren’t turning out as well as Clarissa Delaney had planned. It’s hard enough being the unexceptional daughter of a bona-fide beauty queen, but lately her best friend Benji can’t seem to stand up for himself, Michael Greenblat keeps … Continue reading