Category Archives: reading preferences

Misuse of Terminology

After busy months of becoming a freshman in high school in a new town, my grandson finally got back into his reading groove and back to having me reading a series with him. After the mostly tame and always ‘bad-guys-become-good’ … Continue reading

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From Captain Kangaroo to Stephen King

The question of the week is: Which celebrity do you wish would hold up one of your published books on a national stage (or TV) and say, “Hey, everybody should read this!”? I am not someone who is in awe … Continue reading

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Give Me a Happy Ending, Please

This week, one of the foxes asked about our favorite dystopian world. I’ll confess I had to look up the term, because I wasn’t quite sure what dystopian meant. Oxforddictionaries.com defines dystopia as “an imagined place or state in which … Continue reading

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Finding New Favorites

The question I proposed for this week was: What is an unusual way in which you have found books or authors? I think all of us know fellow writers and read their books, and their friends have friends who write, … Continue reading

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Serendipity Took Me There

Or… I Started the Bear Book Only Because I’d Forgotten to Bring Anything to Read By Jeff Salter This week, we’re blogging about unusual ways we found books or authors and I have a great example of each. One was … Continue reading

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What’s On Your Reading List?

Our topic for the week: An unusual way you found books or authors that you would not have chosen. It’s been a long time since I’ve spent time in a bookstore or library browsing titles and then selecting one. Since … Continue reading

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Stop That Writer’s World, I Want to Get Off

Free week here at 4F, 1H and I have been trying to figure out where all my reading time had gone, and finding out that I may be wasting the time I now have. Waiting for grandkids gave me a … Continue reading

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