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Summer movies I’m looking forward to

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Bookish links for Saturday, April 12, 2014

Reviews and blog posts that have me adding to my to-read list: ~ Is This Tomorrow by Caroline Leavitt, reviewed by Wendy at Caribousmom ~ At Home by Bill Bryson, reviewed by Melissa at Avid Reader’s Musings ~ Escape From … Continue reading

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Bookish links for Saturday, December 14, 2013

First, I have to share all the “Best of 2013″ lists I’ve been collecting: ~ Kirkus: Best Fiction Books of 2013 ~ The Globe 100 guide to the year’s best books ~ The Telegraph: Best fiction books of the year … Continue reading

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Bookish links for Saturday, May 25, 2013

Author news: ~ British author Sebastian Faulks will continue Wodehouse’s Jeeves books. I don’t like this. I think Jeeves lives on just fine in Wodehouse’s work. I’m a bit stuffy about this kind of thing, though. I guess I should … Continue reading

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Ten-word movie reviews #20

Warrior – Violent, well-acted, heart-breakingly stark film about father-son and brother-brother issues. Tomorrow, When the War Began – Wonderful casting, but not nearly as good as the book. Prometheus – Disappointing. Not what I expected. I must have missed something. … Continue reading

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What we haven’t had time to watch, but will be watching soon (aka, “Which of these things is not like the others?”)

One of the things I have enjoyed about blogging is the chance to receive DVDs for review. Normally, I don’t have any problem watching these DVDs in a timely manner, and posting my thoughts here for you, my readers. But, … Continue reading

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DVD Review: The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

An award-winning, all-star cast, led by Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Tom Wilkinson, and Maggie Smith, lights up this “buoyant comedy laced with genuine emotion.” (Peter Travers, “Rolling Stone”). When seven cash-strapped seniors decide to “outsource” their retirement to a resort … Continue reading

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Bookish links for Saturday, September 29, 2012

Discussion starters: ~ S. Krishna’s Books: ON DNFing Books ~ The Guardian: Book bloggers are harming literature, warns Booker prize head judge – I’d love to hear your comments on this one! Reviews and blog posts that have me adding … Continue reading

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