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Where’s my Room? Food Wars Vol 2

Soma finds himself relegated to the farthest dorm on Campus (Polaris) in Food Wars Vol 2. The dormitory is run by an elderly woman (best described in the book, itself, as a crone) who challenges him to cooking something for her. As he had not been told about this ‘audition,’ he had no ingredients, so Soma must be inventive with what is on hand.

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Top Chef, Manga-Style: Food Wars Vol 1

Soma is part of his family’s small restaurant–a hole in the wall. While he and his father have a little bit of a competitive relationship, especially when it relates to cooking, his father enrolls Soma in an elite cooking school. The school has stringent standards, and only a ten percent graduation rate.

After a huge cooking competition to prove he belongs,

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It’s Monday, What are you Reading?

Each Monday, The Book Date asks what we’re reading…  Please visit the site to link up your current list and hold yourself accountable. Also, you can visit some great blogs who are also doing this meme… It’s pretty awesome.

Last week, I only read two books… Luckily, they were the 21st and 22nd books of the year for me. Yay!

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Family Ties: Alex Gets the Business by Joe Claro

Alex P. Keaton’s life just got interesting. Fresh upon acceptance in the exclusive (B Major) frat–Nu Alpha Mu, he starts to open up his network of potential business futures. And when he finds an opportunity to invest his $10,000 in a local beauty salon, he snatches it up. Suddenly, it is a family affair when Jennifer and Mallory get part time jobs at the salon.

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That’s So 90s Pop! A Fill-in Activity Book

I REALLY wanted to like this book. In fact, when it was recommended to me by Clarkson Potter, I was really excited and decided to review it in exchange for a copy–thank you Clarkson Potter Publishers. It’s packed full of 90s pop music artists you know (P!NK, Mariah Carey) and artists you may have forgotten about (B*witched, S Club 7). There’s even a Carson Daly mask in the book.

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Spirited Away by Hayao Miyazaki (Vol 1)

Spirited Away volume 1, based on the movie by Hayao Miyazaki, tells the story of Chihiro. She’s being forced to move to a new home, a new school and is not taking it well. On the way to the new house, she and her parents stop alongside the road. Her parents stumble upon a few food booths and begin to eat,

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