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Pajama Storytimes, Wednesdays, March 26 and April 1

My chickadees, I’m sorry, I’ve been lazy and not updated this blog in fo-eva (wow, sorry, I hang with the tweens a lot, I’m turning into one, clearly). 959 more words

Is 2015 The Best Reading Year Ever?

We are smack-dab in the dead-center of a golden age of reading, my friends! I can’t remember a year that even approaches 2015 in terms of the sheer number of high-profile authors publishing hugely anticipated new novels. 712 more words

Books And Books

My Favorite Book: To Kill A Mockingbird

To Kill A Mockingbird is my favorite book as on date. I am not much of a book reader. In fact, up until last year, the only books I had read were Harry Potter and a few Enid Blyton books. 858 more words


Divine Discontent

“Any writer worth his salt writes to please himself…It’s a self-exploratory operation that is endless. An exorcism of not necessarily his demon, but of his divine discontent.”

— Harper Lee

Still Waiting For The Sequel...

And waiting and waiting…

Okay, so some authors are less prolific than others.  James Patterson, for instance, had more than a dozen books released under his name last year.   1,672 more words


Crucify Him!

Language Arts class in small-town Sikeston, Missoura High School English class included dissecting the minutia of literary classics of the day.  Among these was Harper Lee’s treatment of rape, class, racial violence, and justice (and injustice) in  1,331 more words

Faith & Religion

Harper Lee: her surprisingly controversial return

Harper Lee is back at a time when no one expected it: old age. And she has shattered the long-held notion that she had only one book in her, a one-hit wonder along the lines of Margaret Mitchell, Emily Brontë, and Boris Pasternak. 721 more words