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My Other Passion

I know, I know………it’s been about nine months since I’ve posted! Life sent me some speed bumps that I’m working through, and I finally realized that I’ve got to revive my inner book nerd. My “other” passion is voracious reading,  … Continue reading

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Raising A World of Readers

One of my best childhood experiences I ever had  was going to a bookstore—it was an endless garden of discovery and delight of just about everything that I wanted to learn about.  And I would carefully save up portions of … Continue reading

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March Reading Madness!

Although the month is almost out, we can STILL “march” into April with all of the books from our TBR lists, flea markets, used bookstores, and other finds. I just found this oh-so-true-image online and had to share it anyway.

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Words Matter Week Challenge #3

       Although my calendar was full last week, I still wanted to respond to  one more challenge from the Words Matter Week  observance. Challenge 2: Who are the writers who make your heart sing?        Known for her uncanny ability to understand … Continue reading

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Bonding with a Book

         With the December holidays put to bed for another eleven months, we’re in the middle os the first of the year’s four scheduled  Buy A Friend A Book Week.          Set for the first full week in the months … Continue reading

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The Best, the Worst, and…#3

   Continuing on this roundup of 2009  lists–here’s looking at things literary:      Kid’s books published for last year are at an all-time high, and the Washington Post has posted an interesting listing including the littlest to the young adult groups.  … Continue reading

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Flag-Waving Words

         While Saturday marked the official 233rd birthday of our nation, an interesting item crossed my desk about another, more recent major shift in the country’s pulse.           Kadir Nelson’s book, Change Has Come, although intended for young readers, is a wonderful celebration … Continue reading

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