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Book Reviews

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April is National Card and Letter Writing Month

Posted about 5 days ago by Meg Raymond
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April is National Pet First Aid Awareness Month

Posted about 1 week ago by Meg Raymond
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Very early one rainy morning, I let my five dogs outside for their morning constitutional before breakfast. Only four came back inside. The Rosebud, a sheltie-cavalier mix (and my only […]
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New Books in Translation

Posted about 2 weeks ago by Natalie Draper
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This week I’m bringing you a short list of what I’ve been enjoying from distant shores lately. The Wall by Max Annas, translated from the German by Rachel Hildebrandt I […]
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Read Harder Challenge #4: The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue & Read Harder Challenge #5: We Say #NeverAgain

Posted about 3 weeks ago by Jennifer Deuell
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New Beginnings, New Books

Posted about 4 weeks ago by Naomi D'Archangel
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  (Photo credit to Nae Jean Petography, also known as yours truly, “Paws and enjoy the moment!”) Springtime is a time of renewal.  Some people do spring cleaning to start […]
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Women Writing Women (and girls)

Posted about 1 month ago by Naomi D'Archangel
The world of writing can seem to be dominated by male authors and male lead characters. The trope of a woman (particularly a princess) needing to be saved by a […]
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Optimistic in March

Posted about 1 month ago by Meg Raymond
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A customer at work once said to me “please tell me your name is Sparkle.  If it’s not Sparkle, it totally should be”.  I was a little taken aback, as […]
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Read Harder Challenge #3: Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh Brothers

Posted about 1 month ago by Jennifer Deuell
For prompt #3 of the Read Harder Challenge, a book by a woman and/or AOC (Author of Color) that won a literary award in 2018, I read Vincent and Theo: […]
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(Not) Nice Girls

Posted about 2 months ago by Meg Raymond
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Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

Posted about 2 months ago by Naomi D'Archangel
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Dr Seuss Week is Feb 25th to March 2nd (his birthday)      First and foremost, Happy Birthday Mr. Theodor Seuss Geisel! In his 87 years of life (1904-1991) he has […]
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