Monthly Archives: August 2011

The Ogre of Oglefort

Hot off the press! The Ogre of Oglefort, the beloved Eva Ibbotson’s last book, came out only earlier this month. Yes, I know, I’m a bit late in writing about it. But I’m here now, aren’t I? Here is the … Continue reading

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Athena: Grey-Eyed Goddess

Okay…in case I haven’t said this before, I am Greek/Roman mythology-obsessed. Really. As in, any book that has anything to do with it, I’ll probably at least read the summary and the first few pages. And Athena is my all-time … Continue reading

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Finally, written by Wendy Mass (also author of The Candymakers) is the story of Rory Swenson. And there is only one thing on Rory’s mind these days: Her fast approaching twelfth birthday. Cellphones, ear piercings, it’s all only going to … Continue reading

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Girl Knows Books’ 100th Post!!

That’s right, it’s #1-0-0! The countdown is over. And this occasion will be marked by highlights of my favorites, YOUR favorites, and perhaps some utterly random stuff. So let’s get started. 1. Month of the Most Views: December, 2010. It’s … Continue reading

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