Monthly Archives: August 2012

Film Club Discussion: Another Earth

On the same night that an identical Earth appears in the night sky, a seventeen-year-old girl named Rhoda drinks too much and slams into another car, killing a college professor’s wife and child, and leaving him in a coma. Four … Continue reading

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Mini-reviews: Naked Heat by “Richard Castle;” A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba Bray; A Bitter Truth by Charles Todd; and Look Again by Lisa Scottoline

Title: Naked Heat Author: “Richard Castle” Genre: Mystery Publisher: Hyperion Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Source: Print copy from my personal library First line: Nikki Heat pondered red lights and why they seemed to last so much longer when … Continue reading

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Mailbox Monday – August 27, 2012

According to the Mailbox Monday blog, “Mailbox Monday is a gathering place for readers to share the books that came into their house last week and explore great book blogs. Warning: Mailbox Monday can lead to envy, toppling TBR piles … Continue reading

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The Sunday Salon – August 26, 2012

What a week! Fair week is always a bit nutty at our house, but so worth it. This year, Natalie wasn’t the only family member to participate in the Youth Performing Arts competition – Noah joined her, accompanying her on … Continue reading

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Bookish links for Saturday, August 25, 2012

Author news: ~ Chris from Bookarama has a fantastic post about Edith Wharton at The Estella Society Reviews and blog posts that have me adding to my to-read list: ~ Stiff by Mary Roach, reviewed by Sandy at You’ve Gotta … Continue reading

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Read-along discussion: The End of the Affair by Graham Greene, part two

Welcome to our first read-along discussion of The End of the Affair by Graham Greene. If you’re following our schedule, you should have read Books One through Four. Spoiler warning: We will be discussing Books One through Four of The … Continue reading

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Ten-word movie reviews #19

Gone – Decent thriller starring Amanda Seyfried; nice twist at the end. Mission Impossible 4: Ghost Protocol – Easily best in franchise; forgot I was watching Tom Cruise. Letters to Juliet – Watch it for Vanessa Redgrave; she is luminous … Continue reading

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Film Club: The next year’s films – and a reminder!

Amy and I decided to be optimistic, and schedule out the next year’s worth of films for Film Club. We used suggestions from some of you, threw in some of our own ideas, and came up with the following list: … Continue reading

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