Monthly Archives: April 2016

Emily Reads…Travis Mulhauser’s Sweetgirl

Now that the seasons have finally started to change, I want to take a moment to take you back. Back when the wind was so cold your teeth began to hurt. Back when the heat from your body started to … Continue reading

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Greg Reads…Chicago: Novel of Broad Shoulders

Brian Doyle’s novel, Chicago, is a brave book. It’s a passionate, wistful love letter to a revered city…that includes a friggin’ talking dog. It’s hard to imagine Bellow or Cisneros, Roth or Wright, making that choice. But of course dog-as-character … Continue reading

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Vivian’s View: Everland by Wendy Spinale

RoscoeBooks is proud to feature a new segment on our blog: Vivian’s View! Once a month, avid reader and local 7th grader, Vivian, will review a book that she read that month. Stay tuned to see what she chooses as … Continue reading

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Spring Ahead: Picture Books When You’re Waiting for Spring

If you’re living in Chicago, then you woke this morning to a layer of snow covering your now frozen tulip beds. It’s beginning to feel a lot like summer, right?! But just because our feet are freezing and our gardens … Continue reading

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