Category Archives: just for fun

Bookish links for Saturday, October 6, 2012 – plus, the answers to the first lines quiz

Before I post my links, here are the answers to the first lines quiz I posted on Thursday. 1. Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell 2. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green 3. The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters … Continue reading

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First lines quiz

Okay, so I don’t have any reviews ready, and don’t have any deep thoughts to share with you, either. I was trying to think of what to post when I remembered that I used to do first lines quizzes quite … Continue reading

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Bookish links for Saturday, August 7, 2010

Author links: ~ Shannon Hale: How to be a writer’s friend (or spouse) ~ Andi at Estella’s Revenge has an interview with Lucy Knisley, author of the graphic memoir French Milk. ~ Beth Kephart: How do you choose the books … Continue reading

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Another reason to love the library

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Real life hospital vs. Grey’s Anatomy‘s Seattle Grace

I am a faithful viewer of Grey’s Anatomy. My recent experiences during Natalie’s hospitalization demonstrated how watching television programs like this create unreal, and oftentimes strange, expectations in their viewers. For instance: ~ None of Natalie’s doctors had nicknames like … Continue reading

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Bookish links for Saturday, March 6, 2010

Author links: ~ Ladybug at Escape in a Book has an interview with A.S. Peterson, author of The Fiddler’s Gun. I really want to read this book! Discussion starters: ~ Heidenkind’s Hideaway: Insufficient Reading and Top Signs Your Book is … Continue reading

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Links for Saturday, February 20, 2010

Author news and links: ~ Lenore at Presenting Lenore has an interview with Jasper Fforde, author of Shades of Grey. ~ Serena at Savvy Verse & Wit has an interview with Frank Delaney, author of Ireland and Venetia Kelly’s Traveling … Continue reading

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Jimmy Kimmel and Nora Jones: The Twelve Days of YouTube Christmas

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