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March is Reading Month – Don’t Read the Same Old Stuff

I have a problem. I buy books. Too many books. I measure things I want in books – specifically – used books. As in – I’d love to buy the latest tablet but that’d be like two hundred and eighty used books. 281 more words

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Motivation Mondays: READ - Honoring Dr. Seuss

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” Dr. Seuss

Brilliant writers enable us to stand in someone else’s shoes and identify with their hopes and struggles — even if they do not look like us or share our beliefs. 

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Life of Severus Snape

Some things are just too brilliant to keep for yourself. This is a very good chronological compilation of Severus Snape’s life from the movies.

I hope you enjoyed it as much as I did. I found it very touching.

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Scarlet by Marissa Meyer - Book Review

Scarlet by Marissa Meyer is the second book in the Lunar Chronicles series. After reading Cinder (review here), I decided to continue reading these series as they are a bit different than most fairy tale remakes. 488 more words

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BY THE BOOK: An Evening At The New York Times...

“You cannot open a book without learning something.” Confucius

Last week, I attended a Times Premier subscriber exclusive event. It was a book launch and a conversation with Pamela Paul, editor of The New York Times Book Review, along with authors  Mary Higgins Clark, Francine Prose and Andrew Solomon. 603 more words

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Ursula K. Le Guin and the Earthsea Series

A while back I had a wonderful conversation with my sister about the feminism in the Earthsea series. The question that we based out discussion on was one I had honestly never considered: Is Ursula K. 599 more words

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Yes Please by Amy Poehler - Book Review

Yes Please was my first read book in 2015. I don’t know why I picked it, I guess I just needed a break from fantasy and fiction. 396 more words

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