Archive of 2008 April

28Apr2008
Author
Jenny
Category
Bibliojunk

Spring

Spring is finally here and I came across this lovely poem about it. Had to share and tell you it reminds me of my baby girl.

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28Apr2008
Author
Jenny
Category
Picture Books
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Our Newest Favorite Author

Wow, it's been two weeks since I posted any book-related happiness. And I haven't really read anything either. That is so sad. I'm sad for myself for not getting more reading done in the last two weeks! We had family come to town and I went out of town so there's a good reason, but no reading is still something worthy to mourn.Despite my lack of reading (falling asleep in the middle of a great

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14Apr2008
Author
Jenny
Category
Fiction
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The Appeal

John Grisham on occasion writes books with A Point. Not just the exciting, corruption-filled thrill-rides for which he is famous. Now that he has enough money in his pocket, he can address Issues that concern him. I've divided his books between Issues and Merely Fun.IssuesThe AppealThe King of TortsThe Innocent ManThe TestamentThe Street LawyerThe ChamberA Time to KillMerely FunPlaying for Piz

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09Apr2008
Author
Jenny
Category
Bibliojunk
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Reading Marathon

I love finding fellow bibliophiles, people who consider reading as necessary as food, water, shelter, clothing, high-speed internet, showering daily, and "Lost." You know, the basics. I haven't done too much looking around for fellow book-bloggers simply because it didn't occur to me. A friend directed me towards a really great children's literature blog, which in turn led me to another, and th

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07Apr2008
Author
Jenny
Category
Kids
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Roald Dahl Musings

There's not much I enjoy more than reading out loud to my kids. Well, reading to myself is higher, but don't tell them that. Over the many years of reading to them, I've discovered what books I hate and which ones I love. Will it alter my children's literature choices over the years, forcing them into genres they may not have picked themselves had them been born to parents who didn't care what

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