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Hurray for Summer Reading!

Summer!  Sand, surf, BBQs, fruity drinks with umbrellas, and books!  Lots and lots of books.  I see summer as a time of literary exploration where I can muck about with titles and tombs I wouldn’t normally reading during the year because spare time is at a premium. Classics, gothic, mystery, […]

THE list.

I’ve gotten smarter.  Whenever I come across a title of a book that looks like an absolutely delightful read I type it into Notes on my iPhone. I know, I know, a logical solution to keeping track of a literary wish list.  But it did take me awhile to clue […]

Christmas Book Ideas

I teach High School English.  One of my classes has decided they wanted to have a “secret Santa” so I acquiesced but only on the condition that the gifts MUST be a book and not just any book a used book nothing over 5 dollars. Well, the enthusiasm that ensued […]

For the Love of Tomes

Today I bought two books. Tomes actually. Any day a book is purchased is a good day. I was a farm kid. The farm was a wonderful place for a child to cultivate an imagination, no matter how peculiar. My sisters and I defended tree forts from imaginary marauders. Cooked […]


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