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Fall for the Complete Series of Domna

Hello Bloglandia! Well, the calendar has gone and done it again. It's dragged me kicking and screaming into my least favorite season of them all. Fall - or should I say foul? - means mucky leaves, darkening days, and trying to figure out people's bizarre obsession with pumpkin spice everything. However, this fall does bring … Continue reading Fall for the Complete Series of Domna

Big Five Publishers Are Being Jerkwads to Libraries

Hello Bloglandia! If you've been reading this blog for any amount of time, you'll know I LOVE my libraries. I've always got movies, books or audiobooks checked out or on hold; I buy most of my reading material from their annual used book sales (with help from Finn McSpool); I visit libraries while on vacation; … Continue reading Big Five Publishers Are Being Jerkwads to Libraries

A Little Break with Kurt Vonnegut

Hey Bloglandia, As part of my Summer Reading Mania, I decided to grab my copy of Timequake by Kurt Vonnegut from my overstuffed bookshelves. Well, more than just grab. I read it, too. Now, Vonnegut and I go way back. In high school, when my English teacher was trying to get me to read something … Continue reading A Little Break with Kurt Vonnegut

My Five Favorite Sources for Book Bargains

Hello Book Junkies, I know what life's like if you're a hungry little bookworm. You loiter around book shops drooling over the new releases (which is why you've been known to bring a hanky to book shops). You pick up the books, peruse the description, then leap back in shock at the price. Then furtively … Continue reading My Five Favorite Sources for Book Bargains

My Writing Numbers for July

Howdy Bloglandia, It's another round of writing numbers. Since I'm deep into revising mode, my numbers aren't quite as beefy as June's, but here's the tally.... So what do the numbers represent? Blog/Newsletter:¬†Um, pretty self-explanatory. My newsletter subscribers got treated to a new feature this month which added a couple hundred words, while we also … Continue reading My Writing Numbers for July