Category Archives: reading

A Library By Any Other Name…

What is a ‘library’? My grandson asked me to read a YA book, the first of a series. It started out not much to my taste, (unlike so many other he has chosen), but it picked up to be interesting … Continue reading

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Sage Questions

“What three questions would we like to ask a favorite author?” How about if I answer that with one question for three favorite authors? One of the wonderful things thing that has happened to me is doing this blog, and … Continue reading

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Guest: Author Larissa Reinhart

Today it is my privilege to welcome multi-award winning author Larissa Reinhart. Larissa and I met, as so often, via mutual friends online. Larissa has had a varied and well-traveled life and we are going to have her let us … Continue reading

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Assault Authors

This week we are talking about book genres that we hate/really don’t like. When I am asked what I read, I generally say, “Everything”, but that isn’t completely accurate. There was a time when I used to say, “Everything but … Continue reading

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Remarkable Reads for 2018, Part Five

The college semester ends in late April, and while I love teaching, there is that bothersome necessity of recording grades. Since my teaching load this past semester was larger than usual, that meant more grades to sort out, so I … Continue reading

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Powers That (Might) Be

This week we were asked what talent or superpower we’d like to have. Oh, wow! Talent? I never got a chance to learn to play a musical instrument and I have no idea if I would be any good at … Continue reading

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Guest: Author Laura Benedict

This week I would like to welcome Laura Benedict as my guest. Laura is a versatile, award winning writer whose work crosses into several genres. Thank you for joining us, Laura! I have yet to have the nerve to read … Continue reading

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