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Book and Film Challenge Update

The fourteenth film the granddaughters and I saw was The Perks of Being a Wallflower. It is the story of a group of high school students, “misfit toys,” who are on the fringe of their school who have formed their … Continue reading

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Book and Film Challenge Update

The thirteenth film the granddaughters and I saw this year was Perfect Pitch. It’s a great fim for Glee fans. It’s about a capella singing groups on a college campus, with a little love interest thrown in.  The Barton Bellas … Continue reading

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Book and Film Challenge Update

Book number 100 was The Land of Decoration by Grace McCleen. It is the story of a 10-year-old daughter of  a single father who has built in her room a Land of Decoration, a miniature “world” that mirrors the real … Continue reading

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Book and Film Challenge Update

I finished another Alexander McCall Smith book as book number 99, The Unbearable Lightness of Scones, a 44 Scotland Street series novel. The characters continue to evolve and change, to grow and develop. Matthew and Elspeth have married and go … Continue reading

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Book and Film Challenge Update

The twelfth film I have seen this year was yesterday because my movie buddies, my granddaughters, are back in town. We went to see ParaNorman. I liked it. It was funny in parts but was a movie with a message … Continue reading

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Book and Film Challenge Update

Book number 98 was The Alchemist by Paulo Coehlo. I read this book several years ago but re-read it for a book discussion group. It is one of my favorite books. It is the story of a shepherd boy in … Continue reading

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Book and Film Challenge Update

I finished book number 97, Wicked Appetite by Janet Evanovich, the first of the Lizzy and Diesel mysteries. In this book, we are introduced to Lizzy Watson. She lives in her great aunt Olivia’s old saltbox house in Marblehead, MA, … Continue reading

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Book and Film Challenge Update

Book 96 was The Big Cat Nap: The 20th Anniversary Mrs. Murphy Mystery by Rita Mae Brown. Harry Haristeen and her animal friends Mrs. Murphy, Pewter, and Tucker along with all her human friends are together again to solve the … Continue reading

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Book and Film Challenge Update

I finished book number 95, Two for the Dough by Janet Evanovich, which is the second Stephanie Plum mystery. Stephanie has been assigned to pick up Kenny Manusco, who has shot his friend Moogey Bues in the knee and missed … Continue reading

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Book and Film Challenge Update

I finished book number 94, Easily Amused by Karen McQuestion. Lola Watson is twenty-nine, the editor of a parenting magazine and inheritor of her Aunt May’s home. She is just adjusting to the neighborliness of the neighborhood where everyone knows … Continue reading

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