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Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson to be a graphic novel!

Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson is to be a graphic novel! What do you think? Will it be good? Is it still appropriate to teach to students?



August 1, 2013 · 9:05 pm

Graphic Novels are a go! Why YOU should be reading graphic novels

Amanda and I talk about our favorite graphic novels, the different kinds of graphic novels, what books we’d love to see as graphic novels, and why you should read graphic novels (and why they aren’t just for kids!). We had some technical difficulties with the camera switching back and forth, but it’s still worth a watch!


July 7, 2013 · 10:33 pm

Character Shipping

Amanda (from Amanda’s Nose in a Book) and I talk about shipping at your request!

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July 1, 2013 · 8:43 pm

The Etiquette of Spoilers

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June 28, 2013 · 11:57 pm

It Was a Dark and Stormy Night…

What’s your favorite book and place to read during thunderstorms?


June 24, 2013 · 10:18 pm

Welcome to Bray and Books!

Welcome to my little slice of literary pie! I wish I could say I’m a scholar like the greats, but alas I am just a book enthusiast with quite a bit of passion about the books I read–good AND bad. So if what you’re looking for is intelligent reviews and discussions of books from an ordinary person, you’ve come to the right place. Enjoy!

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June 24, 2013 · 2:05 pm

The Great Gatsby: Why Daisy Secretly Isn’t An Airhead

The first of hopefully many more video blog updates. This one is focused on Daisy Buchanan from The Great Gatsby.

**WARNING: I slipped, and there is the use of one curse word in this video. I apologize.**


June 24, 2013 · 3:29 am