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The Vine: August 2, 2013
August 2, 2013 – 2:00 PM | 6 Comments
The Vine: August 2, 2013

So I read this book at least four times as a kid, but I can't remember the title or even the characters' names; it's a middle-reader book that takes place in America, sometime during World …

The Vine: July 26, 2013
July 26, 2013 – 12:40 PM | 7 Comments
The Vine: July 26, 2013

Okay, so someone out there has to know this book. Back in the '70s (I would say mid-to-late '70s) a photographer decided to "embed" himself in a high school class for a year and document …

The Vine: July 19, 2013
July 19, 2013 – 1:19 PM | 8 Comments
The Vine: July 19, 2013

Good time of year to foster little cats, folks! Mabel arrived here about three years ago; now G Force has another couple of kittles in need of temporary housing. Can you help?

The Vine: June 28, 2013
June 28, 2013 – 1:25 PM | 30 Comments
The Vine: June 28, 2013

I recently saw the movie Argo, which I thoroughly enjoyed. However, I felt really ignorant during the beginning expository parts because apparently I know NOTHING about Iranian history.

The Vine: June 14, 2013
June 14, 2013 – 10:49 AM | 11 Comments
The Vine: June 14, 2013

 
I'm looking for a YA book that I know I purchased from a remainders bin at a Tuesday Morning sometime in the mid-'90s (yes, I remember this, but not the author or title).

The Vine: June 7, 2013
June 7, 2013 – 8:12 AM | 9 Comments
The Vine: June 7, 2013

My friend and I watched this movie a few years ago and I've been thinking about it for some reason and I can't come up with the name and it's driving me crazy.

The Vine: May 31, 2013
May 31, 2013 – 1:28 PM | 5 Comments
The Vine: May 31, 2013

I've just remembered a book that I loved as a kid, and now I'm gripped by the urge to track it down — but I can't remember what it was called.  

The Vine: May 22, 2013
May 22, 2013 – 11:28 AM | 19 Comments
The Vine: May 22, 2013

I started, but never finished, a friend's YA novel during a "reading day" when I was in fifth or sixth grade (smack-dab in the middle of the '90s, if that helps).

The Vine: May 17, 2013
May 17, 2013 – 12:18 PM | 9 Comments
The Vine: May 17, 2013

It's Daisy from this post again; The Nation figured out what my long-lost book was, and I donated to Donors Choose as a result.

The Vine: May 15, 2013
May 15, 2013 – 9:07 AM | 19 Comments
The Vine: May 15, 2013

Many years ago — at least 10 years I think — I watched a news report about a man that would pass out or faint whenever he felt smug. Basically if a strong feeling of …