Author: Lark_Bookwyrm

Recommended: Adin’s “Valuing E:Books”

Rich Adin has an interesting post about e-book pricing over on The Digital Reader blog.  In “Valuing E-books: Is It a Sensory Problem?”, he compares e-books to things like Starbucks coffee and movies, which we are willing to pay premium prices for, and wonders why the same isn’t true of… Read more »

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Homer’s Odyssey, by Gwen Cooper

Homer’s Odyssey, by Gwen Cooper

Homer’s Odyssey by Gwen Cooper Published by Delacorte Press on August 25, 2009 Genres: Memoir Format: Hardcover Source: the library Purchase: Amazon | Book Depository | Barnes & Noble | Audible Goodreads Once in nine lives, something extraordinary happens… The last thing Gwen Cooper wanted was another cat. She already… June 25, 2010 Book Reviews 0 ★★★★

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Knitspeak by Andrea Berman Price

Knitspeak by Andrea Berman Price

Knitspeak by Andrea Berman Price Published by Harry N. Abrams on September 1, 2007 Genres: Crafts Pages: 224 Format: Hardcover Source: the author Purchase: Amazon | Barnes & Noble Goodreads This handy guide unravels the mysteries of terms, symbols, and abbreviations to make pattern reading easy for knitters of all… June 14, 2010 Book Reviews 0 ★★★★★

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Support Your Local Library

Support Your Local Library

Central Rappahannock Regional Library Headquarters Libraries experience two things in an economic downturn: a reduction in funding and an increase in the number of patrons. The current recession is no exception. Libraries across the country are seeing more people come through their doors at the same time that they are… Read more »

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Holmes as cross-dresser?

Holmes as cross-dresser?

Ms. Holmes of Baker Street by Alan C. Bradley, William A. S. Sarjeant Published by Wessex Press on December 31, 1989 Genres: Nonfiction Pages: 260 Format: Hardcover Source: the library Goodreads You’ve seen me as an old lady, Watson. I was never more convincing… —Sherlock Holmes, The Mazarin Stone Sherlock… Read more »

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Themed Mysteries

Themed Mysteries

If you are a lover of mysteries, particularly the “cozy” type, no doubt you have noticed the recent and rapid proliferation of themed mystery series. There are series featuring bookshops, catering or cooking, inns or hotels, gardening, scrapbooking, reading groups, ghosts, needlecrafts in general and knitting in particular, and even… Read more »

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Themed Mysteries

Themed Mysteries

If you are a lover of mysteries, particularly the “cozy” type, no doubt you have noticed the recent and rapid proliferation of themed mystery series. There are series featuring bookshops, catering or cooking, inns or hotels, gardening, scrapbooking, reading groups, ghosts, needlecrafts in general and knitting in particular, and even… Read more »

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