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Garbage King by Elizabeth Laird - review

Garbage King by Elizabeth Laird - review | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
'an intense tale of loyalty and friendship between two unlikely figures - I would be delighted if a sequel was written'The Garbage King is an intense tale of loyalty and friendship between two unlikely figures.
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Review: The Shadow Reader by Sandy Williams | Dark Faerie Tales

Review: The Shadow Reader by Sandy Williams | Dark Faerie Tales | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
Title: The Shadow Reader Author: Sandy Williams Genre: Urban Fantasy Series: McKenzie Lewis (Book 1) Publication Date: October 25,...
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Interesting Nonfiction for Inquisitive Kids: Slavery in North America

Interesting Nonfiction for Inquisitive Kids: Slavery in North America | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
Black Indians: A Hidden Heritage by William Loren Katz Slavery has existed in America ever since Columbus first landed in 1492. When the first slaves began to flee, they found refuge in Native American villages.
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George's Cosmic Treasure Hunt by Lucy and Stephen Hawking - review

George's Cosmic Treasure Hunt by Lucy and Stephen Hawking - review | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
'I would recommend this to people who have a taste for adventurous and exciting books'This book is all about a boy called George, his friend Annie and her dad Eric (a scientist) and their adventures in space.
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Nigellissima by Nigella Lawson - review

Nigellissima by Nigella Lawson - review | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
Will Nigella's 'instant Italian inspiration' be another instant hit? It might, as long as no one's expecting too much about actual Italian cookery, says Matthew FortMy heart goes out to Nigella, it really does.
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Ideas: Libertarian Books: Sales vs Downloads

Ideas: Libertarian Books: Sales vs Downloads | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
Libertarian Books: Sales vs Downloads. I recently came across a web page listing libertarian books in order of their rating on Amazon.com; my Machinery of Freedom was number 70, not surprising given its Amazon rating.
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Feathers: The Evolution of a Natural Miracle by Thor Hanson - review

Feathers: The Evolution of a Natural Miracle by Thor Hanson - review | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
Peter Forbes marvels at one of evolution's most astonishing achievementsMost of us have picked up a feather on a walk, taken it home, and marvelled at the sculpted brilliance of its structure – and then thought no more about it.
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Vanished Years by Rupert Everett – review

Vanished Years by Rupert Everett – review | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
Rupert Everett returns to dish the dirt in his second fearless and witty account of life with the A-list crowdAs sexist old Samuel Johnson said of a woman preaching, when an actor writes a book "it is not well done, but you are surprised to find it...
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Books of The Times: ‘This Is How You Lose Her,’ by Junot Díaz

Books of The Times: ‘This Is How You Lose Her,’ by Junot Díaz | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
Junot Díaz’s story collection “This Is How You Lose Her” follows the developing life of the Dominican-American character Yunior, particularly his relations with women.
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Children's Books: ‘Cat Tale’ and ‘Red Cat Blue Cat’

Children's Books: ‘Cat Tale’ and ‘Red Cat Blue Cat’ | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
Two clever new picture books about friendships and rivalries between cats.
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What We're Reading - New York Times (blog)

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What We're ReadingNew York Times (blog)The New York Times: The Rev. Al Sharpton is left wondering where local power brokers will see and be seen when the breakfast room at the Loews Regency Hotel closes for renovation in January.
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Rebel Heart by Moira Young - review

Rebel Heart by Moira Young - review | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
'An alright book, yes. But compared to the fast paced action, tense moments and excitement of Blood Red Road?! Nothing.This book was, to be frank, a disappointment. It was as if it had been written by a different author!
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The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall - review

The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall - review | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
'if you like Jacqueline Wilson or Cathy Cassidy and a twist of adventure, you'll like this'The Penderwicks is about 12 year old Rosalind, 11 year old Skye, 10 year old Jane and 4 year old Batty.
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Blood Red Road by Moira Young - review

Blood Red Road by Moira Young - review | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
'If you're looking for a gripping book to stick your nose in then I recommend Blood Red Road'Blood Red Road is a great book set in the future. There isn't much left in the world because The Wreckers, (Who are meant to be us), have used up everything.
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Hot Reads: Fiction from mystery to comedy - Montreal Gazette

Hot Reads: Fiction from mystery to comedy - Montreal Gazette | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
Hot Reads: Fiction from mystery to comedyMontreal GazetteSummer is officially over. The stores are pushing sweaters and the sun sets earlier each night. It's the perfect time to pick up some recently released hot reads.
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The Road Not Taken: How Britain Narrowly Missed a Revolution by Frank McLynn – review

The Road Not Taken: How Britain Narrowly Missed a Revolution by Frank McLynn – review | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
Why do revolutions never happen here? By Thomas PennIn 1848, the tumultuous year of European revolution and of the first publication of Marx and Engels's The Communist Manifesto, the French composer Hector Berlioz arrived in an agitated London.
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Bobbo Goes to School by Shirley Hughes

Bobbo Goes to School by Shirley Hughes | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
'This funny story is about a little girl called Lily who finds that actions can have disastrous consequences'Bobbo Goes to School is sure to be another classic from the talented author Shirley Hughes.
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What We're Reading - New York Times (blog)

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What We're ReadingNew York Times (blog)And while her picks are no surprise — Bemelmans, the King Cole, the Bull and Bear — just reading about them calls up the whole luxe, ivory-tickling experience. — Patrick Farrell.
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A Possible Life by Sebastian Faulks – review

A Possible Life by Sebastian Faulks – review | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
Helen Dunmore finds Sebastian Faulks exercising his talents on the treadmill of timeThe premise of A Possible Life is existential rather than narrative.
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A Spoonful of Jam by Michelle Magorian - review

A Spoonful of Jam by Michelle Magorian - review | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
'I liked this book, but it's not one of my favourites!'It's the beginning of the summer holidays in 1947 and twelve-year-old Elsie Hollis has lots of problems.
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Required Reading: "See The World Beautiful" By Anne Menke - Complex.com (blog)

Required Reading: "See The World Beautiful" By Anne Menke - Complex.com (blog) | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
Required Reading: "See The World Beautiful" By Anne MenkeComplex.com (blog)Fashion photographer Anne Menke has spent her career traveling the world to shoot fashion stories for magazines like Vogue, Elle, and Marie Claire.
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Book News: Neurobiology of Skimming, Writing Across Race

Book News: Neurobiology of Skimming, Writing Across Race | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
Longtime Knopf editor Ashbel Green has died, at the age of eighty-four.
“Writers like Krugman are prized in the world of publishing—possessing gravitas, while remaining sound investments because of their substantial popularity.
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Buried Alive by Jacqueline Wilson - review

Buried Alive by Jacqueline Wilson - review | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
'This is a really enjoyable book because it has some funny bits!'This is a book about a boy called Tim who goes on holiday with his best friend Biscuit.
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Book News: Ishmael Out Loud, The Cost of O.W.S. Arrest

Book News: Ishmael Out Loud, The Cost of O.W.S. Arrest | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
The Moby Dick Big Read project has enlisted Melville fans like David Cameron, Tilda Swinton and Simon Callow to read chapters of “Moby Dick” aloud and is making a new chapter available each day for download.
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Nonfiction review: The Oath by Jeffrey Toobin - Richmond Times Dispatch

Nonfiction review: The Oath by Jeffrey Toobin - Richmond Times Dispatch | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
Nonfiction review: The Oath by Jeffrey ToobinRichmond Times DispatchPicture a Supreme Court on which the justices uniformly set aside their partisan ideologies in favor of their judicial philosophies.
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