Only 4 more days till Read Across America 2013 kicks off…

Feb 25

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Read Across America Day 2013 is coming!

Feb 24

Read Across America Poem You’re never too old, too wacky, too wild, To pick up a book and read with a child. You’re never too busy, too cool, or too hot, To pick up a book and share what you’ve got. In schools and communities, Let’s gather around, Let’s pick up a book, Let’s pass it around. There are kids all around you, Kids who...

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2013 Reading Challenges

Jan 03

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Out with the old, in with the new…Reading Challenges!

Jan 03

So. Let me recap my reading challenges for 2012 before I announce my reading challenges for 2013. In 2012, I signed up for two reading challenges: The Eclectic Reader 2012 Challenge and The 2012 Chunkster Challenge. I will let you know how I did on both! I read 10/12 categories. I got stuck on Crime/Mystery because I am really rather a chicken and also can’t...

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National Book Month 2012 Begins!

Oct 01

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E-books vs. Real books

Sep 09

I try buy mostly all real, physical books. I do get some e-books but not many. I have been keeping an eye on the court case against Apple and a handful of others who tried to do price-fixing with e-books. They primarily wanted to ensure Amazon did not take over the industry and monopolize. They lost and Amazon now can price their e-books as they like. You can read...

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