Category Archives: reading preferences

Yippee-Ki-Yay

Finally READING the Classic Westerns By Jeff Salter Though I have been a huge fan of Westerns – on TV and at the movies – for my entire life, I somehow never got around to READING hardly any of them… … Continue reading

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Guest: Author Joanna Campbell Slan and Book Download!

Once again, I stumbled into quite a famous author without realizing it, and this week I am pleased to bring in Joanna Campbell Slan. Sometimes I ask an author to join us and I have had to scramble to collect … Continue reading

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No Thanks, My TBR List is Long Enough

This week, we’re asked to name the types of books we dislike. I generally stay away from anything that involves explicit gore. So that includes horror, a lot books set in war zones, and the gritty mystery/suspense books. I’m not … Continue reading

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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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