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Apr 22

Book Review: Lab Girl

Lab Girl by Hope Jahren This is a memoir of a woman who, like me, wanted to be a scientist when she grew up. Unlike me, she actually made it happen. Jahren gives an insider’s view of the life of a scientist that I’d never seen. I never had any idea, for example, how much …

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Mar 15

Book Review: The Poison Diaries

The Poison Diaries by Maryrose Wood I chose this book because my 12-year-old daughter highly recommended it. It has a lot of elements that pre-teen girls and young teen girls will find desirable: young heroine, cute mysterious boy, darkness, supernatural powers, and death. It’s a unique spin on the “pretty young woman meets pretty supernatural …

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