Author: Lark_Bookwyrm

From Time to Time (movie review)

From Time to Time (movie review)

Category: Family movie (historical; fantasy) Movie source: Netflix We recently watched From Time to Time, a 2009 British television movie based on L. M. Boston’s The Treasure of Green Knowe.  My daughter and I love the Green Knowe series, and we tend to become a bit irked whenever a movie… Read more »

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Happy Birthday, Eric Carle!

Happy Birthday, Eric Carle!

Eric Carle, the popular children’s author and illustrator, was born on June 25, 1929 in New York state. His immigrant parents returned to Germany when he was quite young, and Carle spent the war in Germany.  His father was conscripted early in the war, and Carle himself was conscripted to… Read more »

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This Week’s Articles (6/17 — 6/23/2012)

I managed to squeeze out one more “This Week’s Articles” before leaving on vacation.  The feature will be on hiatus until mid- to late July.  I’ve got a number of reviews and other posts scheduled for while I’m gone, so the blog will continue to be active in my absence…. Read more »

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This Week’s Articles (06/10 — 06/16/2012)

I’ll be going on vacation for almost a month beginning around June 20.  I won’t have Internet access (or even electricity!) for a good portion of that time, so the “This Week’s Articles” feature will be in abeyance until I return.  I do have some reviews and other posts scheduled… Read more »

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TOP TEN BEACH READS

TOP TEN BEACH READS

“Top Ten Tuesday” is a weekly blog feature hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s theme is Top Ten Beach Reads.  This is the first time I’ve participated. First a confession: I don’t really like the beach.  I don’t like being hot, I sunburn quite easily, and I’m… Read more »

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“The Proposal”, by Mary Balogh (Review)

“The Proposal”, by Mary Balogh (Review)

The Proposal by Mary Balogh Series: Survivors’ Club #1 Published by Delacorte Press on 2012-05-01 Genres: Historical Romance Format: Hardcover Source: the library Add to Goodreads Also in this series: The Arrangement, The Escape, Only Enchanting, Only a Promise Also by this author: The Arrangement, The Escape, Only Enchanting, The… Read more »

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E-readers vs. Print Books, or, Why I Refuse To Take Sides

E-readers vs. Print Books, or, Why I Refuse To Take Sides

Copyright Kara Pekar 2012. All Rights Reserved. This past week I read a matched pair of essays on e-readers vs. print books, from opposing points of view.  The first, by Katy Guest (The Independent) is decidedly anti-e-reader, pro-print.  The second is a satirical response by Nate Hoffelder (The Digital Reader… Read more »

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