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Book Birthday!

This came to my house last week. Even holding the book in my hand, there was still a part of me that thought, "This could still be an elaborate hoax. Maybe this is all they printed and some prankster is about to tell me I'm on a reality show where they almost give some poor … Continue reading Book Birthday!

Castle on a cliff with caption "C is for Castle."

C is for Castle

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Moana’s Feminist Agenda

This trend in books and movies of clever and brave heroines with agency in their own stories is a real problem for people who prefer the good old days when a woman kept house until she fell in love with a handsome prince and got married.