Monthly Archives: August 2009

My Life According to Literature Meme

I’ve seen this meme at a couple of different places, most recently at Book Bird Dog, and decided to play along. Here’s the idea: Using only books you have read this year (2009), cleverly answer these questions. Try not to … Continue reading

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Mailbox Monday – August 31, 2009

Mailbox Monday is a weekly meme hosted by Printed Page. If you’re eager to tell the rest of the book blogging world about the wonderful books you’ve received this week, click over and share your link. Holly’s Inbox by Holly … Continue reading

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The Sunday Salon – August 30, 2009 (The “August-reading-wrap-up” and “reading challenge update” edition

I know that August isn’t over yet, but I’m not far enough along to finish another book by Monday. Books read in August: Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen (audiobook) – 5 stars – my review The Dangerous Days of … Continue reading

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Winners of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

I only have a minute before we head to the fair, but I couldn’t forget to draw the five winners! Here are the people chosen by Random.org: Book Psmith – already has it. Lisa Romeo Nicol Gaby Vickie Bourque – … Continue reading

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Bookish links for Saturday, August 29, 2009

I don’t have a lot of links to share this week, because I have had very little time for blog reading. It’s Fair Weekend here in Colville, and my daughter is participating in the Performing Arts program. She sang two … Continue reading

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Favorite classics (so far)

I didn’t read very many classics in high school or college, with the exception of a lot of Shakespeare, since I was a theater major. For some reason, I’ve always had a bit of a rebellious streak when it comes … Continue reading

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Literary Road Trip: Author Meghan Nuttall Sayres

Michelle at GalleySmith is hosting the Literary Road Trip: The Literary Road Trip is a project in which bloggers are volunteering to showcase local authors. This showcase can be anything you want to make of it – book reviews, author … Continue reading

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Book Review: Eleven by Patricia Reilly Giff

Title: Eleven Author: Patricia Reilly Giff Genre: Children’s fiction Publisher: Yearling Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Source: Audiobook from the library First line: Eleven could be anything. Patricia Reilly Giff’s Eleven is the story of Sam, a boy who … Continue reading

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