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JL's Bibliomania

Also on GoodReads as J L's Bibliomania:


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While my first love was SF, I read widely in YA, urban fantasy, police procedurals,  middle-grade, and non-fiction. 




Currently reading

All the Crooked Saints
Maggie Stiefvater
The Loved Dog: How to Train Your Dog in 30 Days
Tamar Geller
Progress: 103/256 pages
The Hate U Give
Angie Thomas, HarperAudio, Bahni Turpin
Progress: 602/704 minutes
The Little Red Lighthouse and the Great Gray Bridge - Hildegarde Hoyt Swift, Lynd Ward We regularly drive over the George Washington Bridge, and my husband has told us the story and we've looked for the lighthouse, but I only sought out [b:The Little Red Lighthouse and the Great Gray Bridge: Restored Edition|18860|The Little Red Lighthouse and the Great Gray Bridge Restored Edition|Hildegarde Hoyt Swift|http://d.gr-assets.com/books/1328876995s/18860.jpg|20213]at the prompting of [b:1001 Children's Books You Must Read Before You Grow Up|6936332|1001 Children's Books You Must Read Before You Grow Up|Julia Eccleshare|http://d.gr-assets.com/books/1342805030s/6936332.jpg|7168376]. My kids are past the age where this would be a hit, but I wish I had taken the time to find it when they were aged 4-6 and obsessed with boats and transportation. If your child loves classics like [b:Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel|153542|Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel|Virginia Lee Burton|http://d.gr-assets.com/books/1349044993s/153542.jpg|1069773] or [b:Little Toot|819198|Little Toot|Hardie Gramatky|http://d.gr-assets.com/books/1328053653s/819198.jpg|805057], they might well like this as well.

I was charmed by the illustrations and recommend that if you read it with a child that you tell them to look for the faces on the lighthouse and boats.