SRB: Animal Farm by George Orwell

Summary A farm is taken over by its overworked, mistreated animals. With flaming idealism and stirring slogans, they set out to create a paradise of progress, justice, and equality. Thus the stage is set for one of the most telling satiric fables ever penned –a razor-edged fairy tale for grown-ups that records the evolution from …

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Review of “The Bookshop on the Corner” by Jenny Colgan

For my Pick Your Poison Reading Challenge, I chose “The Bookshop on the Corner” by Jenny Colgan for the category “A Book about a Librarian or a Bookseller.” In the case of this book, the main character, Nina, is both! After the library she works at is closed and reinvented, Nina must decide what to …

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Review of “Latte Trouble” by Cleo Coyle

For my Pick Your Poison Reading Challenge, I chose Latte Trouble by Cleo Coyle for the category “A Cozy Mystery with a Beverage in the Title.” This mystery follows coffee shop owner Clare Cosi, as she works to solve the crime that occurred during New York Fashion Week in her shop. Can she figure out …

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