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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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“Today” by Billy Collins

If ever there were a spring day so perfect, so uplifted by a warm intermittent breeze that it made you want to throw open all the windows in the house and unlatch the door to the canary’s cage, indeed, rip … Continue reading

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Book Review: Aimless Love – New and Selected Poems by Billy Collins

Title: Aimless Love: New and Selected Poems Author: Billy Collins Genre: Poetry Publisher: Random House Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Source: ARC from publisher for reviewer program through Library Thing Number of pages: 256 Billy Collins is truly a … Continue reading

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Bookish links for Saturday, November 9, 2013

Reviews and blog posts that have me adding to my to-read list: ~ Longbourn by Jo Baker, reviewed by Candace at Beth Fish Reads and Michelle at That’s What She Read ~ The English German Girl by Jake Wallis Simons, … Continue reading

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Mini-reviews: Picnic, Lighting: Poems and Ballistics: Poems by Billy Collins

Title: Picnic, Lightning: Poems Author: Billy Collins Genre: Poetry Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Source: Print copy borrowed from a friend Title: Ballistics: Poems Author: Billy Collins Genre: Poetry Publisher: Random House Rating: 5 … Continue reading

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Bookish links for Saturday, December 1, 2012

Author news: ~ Hollywood’s most powerful authors ~ Jamie Ford’s new book has a title: Songs of Willow Frost. If only we didn’t have to wait until January 2014! In the meantime, if you haven’t read his first novel, Hotel … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Locomotion by Jacqueline Woodson

Title: Locomotion Author: Jacqueline Woodson Genre: Middle grade fiction, novel in verse Publisher: Speak Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Source: Audiobook from Sync YA Audiobook reader: Dion Graham Audiobook length: 1 hour and 19 minutes First line: This whole … Continue reading

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Bookish links for Saturday, March 31, 2012

Before I start with the links, I have to mention that, as of today, Kevin and I have been married 17 years. Now, back to your regular scheduled programming. Author news: ~ TED: Billy Collins – Everyday moments, caught in … Continue reading

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