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The Art of Fielding

The Art of Fielding

Certainly one of the most buzzed-about books of the fall, Chad Harbach’s debut is a generous old-fashioned novel of baseball and literature at a small Wisconsin college. Diane’s review really says it all as far as teen appeal goes, so I will leave it to her. Variety reports that The Art of Fielding has been [...]

Heartless

Heartless

I am very pleased to present a review for Gail Carriger’s fourth Parasol Protectorate novel. First, because my students love the series and I know they will be happy to see Heartless on display when they return to school in a few short weeks. Second, because I had the pleasure of meeting Gail at a [...]

The Girl in the Garden

The Girl in the Garden

Kamala Nair’s first novel was inspired by a trip to the tiny village in India where her father grew up. Nair describes her novel as a dark fairy tale, combined with a coming-of-age. Perfect choice for a teen summer read. NAIR, Kamala. The Girl in the Garden: A Novel. 305p. Grand Central. 2011. Tr $24.99. [...]