Monthly Archives: April 2015

Lagniappe

Can you make money by selling books for a penny each? Yes, you can if you sell them on Amazon, and if you’re penny wise. — — — — — The American Library Association (ALA) has just released its list … Continue reading

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Quotes of Note

“Mine has been a happy marriage—thanks mainly to my wife. Who would want to live with a novelist? A man underfoot in the house all day? A man, moreover, subject to solitary funks and strange elations. If I were a … Continue reading

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Readability

You’re probably reading this blog post because you love to read books. And you probably have a particular genre and/or author that interests you more than any other. What reading level are your favorite books written on? Middle school level? … Continue reading

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Writers Under the Influence

When I was in high school everyone had to read and discuss “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772 – 1834) as part of one of our English classes. I suspect that we also learned a … Continue reading

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Talking About Books . . .

All the talk is about Hillary Clinton’s second run for the presidency of the United States and the fact that she will likely be the Democratic candidate.  She, however, is not the first woman to run for that office.  That … Continue reading

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Wolf Hall

My wife and I have been fans of Masterpiece Theatre (now renamed Masterpiece) since it began on PBS in 1971.  Over the years we’ve been treated to some of the finest dramas ever seen on television.  Many of the programs … Continue reading

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