Monthly Archives: October 2013

YA Book Review- Non-fiction Picks

We’ve taken a little break from reviews, but we’re back! Today’s post will feature not one, but TWO reviews for some non-fiction titles that our guest reviewer, Sofia, thinks you would love! Below are her reviews. Check back for more guest reviews in November!

Nickel and Dimed: on (not) getting by in America by Barbara Ehrenrich

For the nonfiction book lovers, read Nickel and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich! A married middle class mother of two adults and has a PhD in Biology, goes undercover as a single and lower class woman who works as a waitress, hotel maid, house cleaner, nursing home aid, and Wal-mart associate, revealing the evil secrets of American businesses’ attitudes towards their lower class workers.”

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In Cold Blood by Truman Capote

A great nonfiction book is called In Cold Blood by Truman Capote. The story goes back to November 15, 1959 where in a small perfect town in Kansas four innocent members of the Clutter family were murdered in the worst way. Not only does Truman write about the details of the homicide, but he also relived the steps taken by the strangers to discover what possessed them to do it.

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Friday Crafternoon- Frankenstein Marshmallow Pops

It’s almost Halloween, so what better way to spend your Friday than making delicious holiday snacks?! This snack-craft is simple, fun, and is great to share. Gather up your materials (all found in a supermarket or craft store) to create some awesome Frankenstein Marshmallow Pops! Check out the instructions here.

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(photo credit: celebrations.com)