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Book Review: Johnny Carson

  Book Title: Johnny Carson Author: Henry Bushkin Genre: Nonfiction – Biography Rating (out of 5 stars): This memoir was packed with juicy tidbits into the King of Late Night’s personal life. Johnny Carson was a uniquely interesting man.  He was charming yet volatile.  He…

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Word of the Week: Inveterate

Inveterate having a particular habit, activity, or interest that is long-established and unlikely to change Root: From the Latin word inveteratus.   In Latin this means “made old”.  “Hatred is inveterate anger” – Marcus Tullius Cicero (Roman Philosopher) Did you know: It takes 21 days…

Book review: Revolution

Book Review: Revolution

  Book Title: Revolution Author: Jennifer Donnelly Genre: Fiction – Young Adult, Historical Rating (out of 5 stars): Summary: Andi Alpers is angry. She’s angry with her father who left, angry with her mother for being unable to cope, and heartbroken by the loss of…

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Word of the Week: Fractious

Fractious Irritable and quarrelsome. Difficult to control, unruly. Root: From the Latin word frangere.   In Latin this means “to break or shatter”.   Did you know: The word fractious is often confused with the word factious. They are similar, in fact, with the same…