The Diary of a Young Girl

I found Anne Frank’s Diary at The Haunted Bookshop in Sidney, BC. My friends and I were wandering around main street, and, of course, I stopped in this bookstore. I haven’t read the Diary of Anne Frank, but it’s been one of those must-reads on my list for years. I found the Modern Library version with an introduction by Eleanor Roosevelt, and knew I had to have it for my collection.  Continue reading


After The Ball

I found this book in the most peculiar of places. We were in Maui for a wedding, and prior to leaving I had researched on used book stores to visit and I found the Maui Friends of the Library, a little shack tucked in the back corner of an old school yard. I went to the Hawaii lit section and found After the Ball. A story by an Hawaiian author about a little boy living a cursed life.  Continue reading