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The Snow Queen by Hans Christian Andersen
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Let It Snow by John Green
Let It Snow
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A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
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Dash & Lily's Book of Dares by Rachel Cohn
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Richard Coles said "yes" to attending Halloween Readathon
date: October 24, 2014 12:01AM
location: Canada
description: Vampires, werewolves and ghouls, oh my! October brings many spooky things and we’re going to read all about them for an entire week.

Following the wild success of our first readathon, we’re going to have another readathon to celebrate all things spooky, slimy, gory and creepy. From October 24th until midnight of October 31st we will be hosting our Halloween readathon!

How you measure your progress for the week is up to you. You can count the number of books read, pages or total reading time - as l
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More Than This by Patrick Ness
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The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
The Catcher in the Rye
by J.D. Salinger
read in September, 2014
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Richard Coles made a comment in the group The YA Book ClubIntroduce Yourself! topic
" Hi my name is Richard and I am 22 years old. I Have always had a huge passion for reading. I read all genres, but am currently reading a lot more YA. ...more"
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Stephen King
“I am, when you stop to think of it, a member of a fairly select group: the final handful of American novelists who learned to read and write before they learned to eat a daily helping of video bullshit.”
Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft

Arthur Conan Doyle
“My life is spent in one long effort to escape from the commonplaces of existence.”
Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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Roald Dahl
“From then on, Matilda would visit the library only once a week in order to take out new books and return the old ones. Her own small bedroom now became her reading-room and there she would sit and read most afternoons, often with a mug of hot chocolate beside her. She was not quite tall enough to reach things around in the kitchen, but she kept a small box in the outhouse which she brought in and stood on in order to get whatever she wanted. Mostly it was hot chocolate she made, warming the milk in a saucepan on the stove before mixing it. Occasionally she made Bovril or Ovaltine. It was pleasant to take a hot drink up to her room and have it beside her as she sat in her silent room reading in the empty house in the afternoons. The books transported her into new worlds and introduced her to amazing people who lived exciting lives. She went to Africa with Ernest Hemingway and to India with Rudyard Kipling. She traveled all over the world while sitting in her little room in an English village.”
Roald Dahl, Matilda

Susan Cain
“We know from myths and fairy tales that there are many different kinds of powers in this world. One child is given a light saber, another a wizard's education. The trick is not to amass all the different kinds of power, but to use well the kind you've been granted.”
Susan Cain, Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking

Terry Pratchett
“Building a temple didn't mean you believed in gods, it just meant you believed in architecture.”
Terry Pratchett, Making Money

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This is a book club for all those who love Young Adult books. We know you love to read, and so do we. We will have optional group reads each month. If ...more
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