Tag Archives: libraries

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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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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This week we are asked to describe our dream house. When I was a kid, I actually drew plans for my dream house. As I recall, it consisted of a lot of bedrooms and bathrooms,(I never had my own room … Continue reading

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Guest: Author Lynn Shurr

It is my great pleasure to welcome a friend of mine and a long-time friend of The Hound’s, author Lynn Shurr. Lynn is a prolific writer of romance novels, from the sweet to the saucy, stand-alones to series. Welcome, Lynn! … Continue reading

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Easy Reader

We’re talking e-readers this week, any and all kinds. I have to admit when I was young and saw the people on Star Trek with access to entire libraries on small, flat devices, I thought it was purely science fiction, … Continue reading

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Have You Hugged Your Library Lately?

Libraries. That was my choice of topics, yet I don’t know where to stop or start. I was always fascinated with books. I have no idea how many times I had my mother read “The Tawny, Scrawny Lion”,( among others), … Continue reading

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Wonderful World of Libraries

By Jeff Salter Having spent some 30 years in the library profession, I guess I could write this column blindfolded — favorite memories of library visits. But there have been so many – most from my childhood and youth, long … Continue reading

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