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Are You Ready for a New “Little Women”?

This is a group of readers.  I think we all know this.  And, as much as we love our gents around here (I’m looking at you FRQ and Hotspur, you fine gentlemen!) this blog has quite a few ladies that … Continue reading

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Read Any Good Books Lately?

What are you guys reading? I haven’t had time to make much of a dent in my reading list lately, but I did just finish Mary Miley’s The Impersonator, which I really enjoyed–it’s a historical mystery that manages not to … Continue reading

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The Only Option For Book Swap #3

Sadly, according to Curbed and Amazon, this book won’t be available until July, so it we won’t be able to buy it for each other for this go-around on the book swap. So let’s all just agree to buy it … Continue reading

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Heaven Just Got a Little More Terry Prachett (Not that he would truck with such things)

Writer Terry Prachett, author of the Discworld Series, Good Omens (co-written with Neil Gaiman) and many other books, passed away today after a long battle with an Alzheimer’s like disease. If you’ve never read the Discworld series, it basically does … Continue reading

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Lost Dr. Seuss Book to See Print!

Hot on the heels of our favorite childhood books discussion, it was announced Wednesday that Random House will be publishing a “lost” Dr. Seuss book this summer called What Pet Should I Get? The manuscript was apparently found after Dr. Seuss’ death in 1991 … Continue reading

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What Were Your Favorite Childhood Books?

We talk about books a lot, as we should. Books are great! But what about the books you loved when you were young? I’d be willing to guess that a lot of us nerded out over many of the same … Continue reading

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A Book Gimmick To End All Book Gimmicks

Given all of our recommendation posts and the upcoming book swap, I can safely assume many of this site’s followers enjoy reading.  I do not fall under this category (I stick to my magazines, newspapers, and the back of cereal boxes, thank … Continue reading

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NYT Notable Books of 2014 and Book Chat!

Since we’re being so intellectual this week, how about a post about the New York Times list of 100 Notable Books of 2014? Well, after a quick scroll-through of that list I have read exactly none of them. Which isn’t … Continue reading

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Can We Talk About Poems For a Minute?

My favorite and most inspirational living poet is no longer living. Mark Strand, the brilliant, prolific American poet, died Sunday at the age of 80 from cancer.

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Month Of Scares SpooOOOooky Book Rec Post

As you’ve probably figured out by now, I like to read! And I love horror fiction, even though I’m a big wimp when it comes to scary movies. Here’s a selection of some of my favorite spooky novels and stories–add … Continue reading

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