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Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten “Gateway” Books/Authors In My Reading Journey

The Broke and the Bookish, a brilliant book blog,  hosts a weekly top ten list meme.   I like this meme because I like lists. I like this meme because it reminds me of the Top 5 lists from High Fidelity (by Nick Hornby as a book, starring John Cusak as a movie). And I like this … Continue reading

Typography Book Art by the readables

Hi all! Please excuse my inconsistent posting lately – been battling a dead personal computer and other issues that has made blogging difficult. Hopefully this upcoming three day weekend will help me get back on track. In the meantime, please enjoy these typographic book art posters of favorite quotes done by Priscilla from the readables. … Continue reading

Happy Christmas

The book tree at the University of San Francisco’s Gleeson Library. Robert Gray: The Ghost of Book Christmas Yet to Come (From Shelf Awareness) Marley was virtually dead: to begin with… On the third night, as Scrooge lay in bed, double-checking accounts on his iPad, once again the Phantom slowly, gravely, silently approached from deep … Continue reading

Literary Blog Hop: Literature Recommendations for the Non-Literature-Reading Reader

Thanks to the lovely Ms. Emily Crowe over at As the Crowe Flies (and Reads!) for introducing me to the Literary Blog Hop hosted by The Blue Bookcase. You might have noticed my blog title is Wildly Read, tagline: Wildly, if not widely, read. Yes, I do blog about children’s books, mass market romances, non-fiction, … Continue reading

Waiting on Wednesday: Third Grave Dead Ahead by Darynda Jones

Waiting on Wednesday (WoW) is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine. My posts about adult literary fiction are here: State of Wonder by Ann Patchett Caleb’s Crossing by Geraldine Brooks The Flight of Gemma Hardy by Margot Livesey My posts about my guilty pleasure reading (romantic, often paranormal, novels) can be found here: … Continue reading

Take Your Child to a Bookstore Day: December 3

The title of this post should be self-explanatory, but there’s a larger story around this lovely event. Jenny Milchman, a mother herself, used to taking her children for weekly storytimes at a local bookstore, began to wonder how many children actually experienced the delights of their local bookstore. Over time, the idea of creating a … Continue reading

Book Event: Infinite Vision by Pavithra K. Mehta and Suchitra Shenoy

Infinite Vision: How Aravind Became the World’s Greatest Business Case for Compassionby Pavithra K. Mehta and Suchitra Shenoy9781605099798, $19.95, Berrett-Koehler Publishers This weekend I had the privilege to attend a book event at a friend’s home in Boston. About 15 of us gathered to hear Pavi and Suchi speak about the work of Dr. V, … Continue reading

Blog Button Survey

I’m making a button for my blog (finally), and could use your opinion. Which blog button should I use? A. B. C.

TGIF at GReads!

Friday’s all about being a follower. First up: TGIF at GReads!This week’s question:In honor of Thanksgiving: Which books are you most thankful for receiving from other bloggers, friends, family members, or publishers?  Several books come to mind, as I’ve been a voracious reader all my life, so I’ve received many, MANY books in my (relatively … Continue reading

Hear Me Read

Shameless bit of self-promotion: I’ve been invited to read my unpublished work of YA (young adult/teen) fiction aloud at a new lecture series in the Boston area begun by a current Simmons College grad student. If anyone is in the Boston area on November 16th and would like to hear me, and three other writers, … Continue reading

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Back on the road again, and where do I head? The library, of course!
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@pennstate #instago #instatravel #travelgram #igtravel #instapassport #travelblogger #travelphotography #travelpic #photooftheday #picoftheday #travel #voyage #explore #pennstate #psu #blackandwhite #booknerd #books #read #reading #booklover #bookstagram #instabook #bookworm #booklove #ilovebooks #readmore #readmorebooks #library On the road again means another stop at my favorite airport bookshop. Love O'Hare for its yoga room; love Raleigh for its bookstore. Anyone read Marilyn Johnson? I'm hoping to read more non-fiction in 2017!
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#booknerd #book #books #read #reading #booklover #bookstagram #instabook #bookworm #booklove #ilovebooks #readmore #readmorebooks #photooftheday #potd #picoftheday #blackandwhite This #Asheville used bookstore is also a champagne/coffee bar. Can I live here please?
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