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review: So Brave, Young and Handsome by Leif Enger

So Brave, Young and Handsome: A Novel Leif Enger Grove Atlantic/literary fiction Release Date:  December 31, 2007 In 1915 Minnesota, novelist Monte Becket has lost his sense of purpose. His only success long behind him, Monte lives simply with his wife and son. But when he befriends outlaw Glendon Hale, a new world of opportunity […]

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Follow Me Friday

Thanks for stopping by! Google Friend Connect is no longer my friend, so please see the end of the post for ways you can keep up with Word Up, Nerd Up. Leave a comment so that I am sure to visit your blog, too!  What book would you love to see made into a movie […]

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Main Street Book Club review: Peace Like a River by Leif Enger

Peace Like a River Leif Enger Atlantic Monthly Press/literary fiction Release Date: September 1, 2001 Leif Enger’s best-selling debut is at once a heroic quest, a tragedy, and a love story in which what could be unbelievable becomes extraordinary. Enger brings us eleven-year old Reuben Land, an asthmatic boy in the Midwest who has reason […]

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Main Street Book Club review: Peace Like a River by Leif Enger

Peace Like a River Leif Enger Atlantic Monthly Press/literary fiction Release Date: September 1, 2001 Leif Enger’s best-selling debut is at once a heroic quest, a tragedy, and a love story in which what could be unbelievable becomes extraordinary. Enger brings us eleven-year old Reuben Land, an asthmatic boy in the Midwest who has reason […]

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OUR favorite books read in 2011

Choosing a favorite book is like choosing a favorite child– it is impossible! (Note to Word Nerd Teen and Teen Geek–if you feel like you can sway me to make a decision through gifts and favors, please don’t let me stop you.) However, I CAN narrow it down to my favorite book read in 2011: […]

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