The Song of the Whales by Uri Orlev, Hillel Halkin (Translator)

As you obviously know by now, I am a hopeless book addict reader. As such I am incapable of going into to a library without checking out books. To make it easier on myself, and to please my family, I mostly check out children’s, young adult and short story type books.  That way there are not large stacks of books making me feel guilty because I know I will never read them all. It was on one such library trip recently that I saw The Song of the Whales.  The combination of the cover and...

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The Song of the Whales by Uri Orlev, Hillel Halkin (Translator)

As you obviously know by now, I am a hopeless book addict reader. As such I am incapable of going into to a library without checking out books. To make it easier on myself, and to please my family, I mostly check out children’s, young adult and short story type books.  That way there are not large stacks of books making me feel guilty because I know I will never read them all. It was on one such library trip recently that I saw The Song of the Whales.  The combination of the cover and...

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Adventures of Achilles by Hugh Lupton

As we approached the holidays and the end of 2012 I was working on some freelance projects and found myself working in libraries quite often.  As is often the case, procrastination was a constant temptation.  I would regularly browse book sections and check out whatever caught my eye.  As it happened we were planning a trip to Northern Minnesota and needed things to do during the long car ride.  And so it was that I stumbled upon Adventures of Achilles – an adapted version of the...

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