Archive for May, 2018

Books & Reading

Have you Read Absolutely Maybe?

February 6, 2009

Absolutely Maybe by Lisa Yee When living with her mother, an alcoholic ex-beauty queen, becomes unbearable, almost seventeen-year-old Maybelline “Maybe” Chestnut runs away to California, where she finds work on a ta...

Books & Reading

A gripping survival story.

February 2, 2009

The Devil’s Paintbox by Victoria McKernan In 1866, fifteen-year-old Aidan and his thirteen-year-old sister Maddy, penniless orphans, leave drought-stricken Kansas on a wagon train hoping for a better life in Seattle, but ...