Review: The Friday Society by Adrienne Kress

Bibliography: Kress, Adrienne. (2012).  The Friday Society.  New York: Dial.  ISBN: 978-0803737617. Plot Summary:  Three girls from completely different backgrounds and circumstances are thrown together in an alternative Steampunk Victorian London.  Cora, lab assistant; Michiko, Japanese fight assistant; and Nellie, magician’s assistant meet at a ball but are forever connected when they discover the body of …

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Summer Reading: 48 Hour Book Challenge 2012 Wrap Up

I finished this year’s 48 Hour Book Challenge at 7:00 a.m. Monday morning. Even though I was busy over the weekend with relatives visiting from out of town and having to attend graduation for the university where I work, I still had a great time reading.  I am afraid that I didn’t get as much …

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Summer Reading: 48 Hour Book Challenge 2012

Sunday Afternoon, 12:15 p.m.:  I meant to update this morning, but was busy reading, cooking and going to church.  Once again my best intentions to stay up did not pan out.  I was asleep by 12:30 a.m.  I did make it through about half of Princess Academy: Palace of Stone by Shannon Hale, then this …

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Summer Reading: 48 Hour Book Challenge 2011 Wrap Up

Monday Morning, 7:00 a.m.:  I finished this year’s 48 Hour Book Challenge at 7:00 a.m. this morning.  I’m afraid that I didn’t get as much reading in yesterday as I had hoped, but I did set my alarm an hour earlier to get in one last session of reading in. Even though I was busier …

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Summer Reading: 48 Hour Book Challenge 2011

Sunday Afternoon, 1:40 p.m. Well, I made it maybe another 30 minutes after I posted last night, and while I got in a few hours this morning, church, lunch, and now university graduation and dinner out tonight will be eating into my reading time.  I am tempted to sneak a book into the arena, but …

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