PBS’ The Great American Read Card Catalog Reviews- WEEK 14

In Search of the End of the Sidewalk has teamed up with the Berryville, Arkansas library for this summer’s “The Great American Read” with PBS. The goal for Berryville residents is to have one Card Catalog Review for each of the 100 books on PBS’ list. (You can find the list here.)  Each Saturday, In Search of the End of the Sidewalk will post a roundup of all of the reviews that came in during the week.

Summer stats:
Week 1– 3 books (97 to go), Week 2– 5 books (92 to go), Week 3- 5 books (87 to go), Week 4– 4 books (83 to go), Week 5- 5 books (78 to go!), Week 6– 5 books, Week 7- 5 books Week 8– 5 books, Week 9– 5 books (58 left on the list. Can we do it?) Week 10– 5 books, Week 11– 4 books, Week 12– 4 books,Week 13– 15 (!!!!) books, Week 14- 3 books (if my count is right, we are down to just 27 left)

Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

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The Brief and Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz

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Fifty Shades of Grey by EL James

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PBS’ The Great American Read Card Catalog Reviews- WEEK 10

In Search of the End of the Sidewalk has teamed up with the Berryville, Arkansas library for this summer’s “The Great American Read” with PBS. The goal for Berryville residents is to have one Card Catalog Review for each of the 100 books on PBS’ list. (You can find the list here.)  Each Saturday, In Search of the End of the Sidewalk will post a roundup of all of the reviews that came in during the week.

Summer stats:
Week 1– 3 books (97 to go), Week 2– 5 books (92 to go), Week 3- 5 books (87 to go), Week 4– 4 books (83 to go), Week 5- 5 books (78 to go!), Week 6– 5 books, Week 7- 5 books Week 8– 5 books, Week 9– 5 books (58 left on the list. Can we do it?)

A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving

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Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls

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The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown

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Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

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Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling

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PBS’ The Great American Read Card Catalog Reviews- WEEK 9

In Search of the End of the Sidewalk has teamed up with the Berryville, Arkansas library for this summer’s “The Great American Read” with PBS. The goal for Berryville residents is to have one Card Catalog Review for each of the 100 books on PBS’ list. (You can find the list here.)  Each Saturday, In Search of the End of the Sidewalk will post a roundup of all of the reviews that came in during the week.

Summer stats:
Week 1– 3 books (97 to go), Week 2– 5 books (92 to go), Week 3- 5 books (87 to go), Week 4– 4 books (83 to go), Week 5- 5 books (78 to go!), Week 6– 5 books, Week 7- 5 books Week 8– 5 books (lost count, but I think we’re at 63 to go)

The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

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Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden

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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith

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The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

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Gilead by Marilynne Robinson

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PBS’ The Great American Read Card Catalog Reviews- WEEK 8

In Search of the End of the Sidewalk has teamed up with the Berryville, Arkansas library for this summer’s “The Great American Read” with PBS. The goal for Berryville residents is to have one Card Catalog Review for each of the 100 books on PBS’ list. (You can find the list here.)  Each Saturday, In Search of the End of the Sidewalk will post a roundup of all of the reviews that came in during the week.

Summer stats:
Week 1– 3 books (97 to go), Week 2– 5 books (92 to go), Week 3- 5 books (87 to go), Week 4– 4 books (83 to go), Week 5- 5 books (78 to go!), Week 6– 5 books, Week 7- 5 books Week 8- 5 books (but 7 reviews!)

A Separate Peace by John Knowles

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The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis

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The Color Purple by Alice Walker

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The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R Tolkien

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The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

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