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Top Ten from the Pop of King: Stephen King Quotes

We don’t hate Stephen King around here, despite my colleague bagging on his book titles today. Recently, Stephen King was quoted as saying about bestselling mormon vampire romance author Stephenie Meyer: “Stephenie Meyer can’t write worth a darn. She’s not very good.” I thought that was a pretty bold statement from a very famous public […]

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Gwyneth Paltrow’s Book Club

Actress Gwyneth Paltrow recommends reading as an inexpensive pastime during the short, dull days of winter.  As inspiration, Paltrow asked several of her “best and most literary-minded girlfriends to share their top picks” which she’s posted on her web site Goop.com. Paltrow says, ” I always like knowing the literary preferences of people. I think […]

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In the Mood to Read? But What Mood and What Book?

I came across a book this morning that I thought was a brilliant idea. 1001 Books for Every Mood: A Bibliophile’s Guide to Unwinding, Misbehaving, Forgiving, Celebrating, Commiserating by Hallie Ephron, PH.D. is a comprehenisive guide to books categorized by moods rather than subject or genre. For instance, chapters include”…for a Wallow in a Slough […]

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Tales for Tots Tuesdays – Book Recommendations

One of my aspirations is to write a children’s picture book.  As I have become more “serious” about this, I’ve been reading tips on getting started and getting to know the industry. An important step is to become familiar with those who have gone before you -  That is,  published authors and their books. So […]

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