News & Notes – 7/20/2019

News & Notes – 7/20/2019

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff   Book News #BookstoresAgainstBorders Raises $30,000 and Counting (Publishers Weekly) Audible’s Captions Program Stirs Fears, Frustration Among Publishers (Publishers Weekly)   Worth Reading/Viewing YA For Changing Times… Read more »

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My Top Ten Auto-Buy Authors

My Top Ten Auto-Buy Authors

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature/meme now hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. The meme was originally the brainchild of The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s topic is Top Ten Books.   My auto-buying habits have changed a lot in the past 5 or 6 years. I read more library… Read more »

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Sunday Post – 7/14/2019

Sunday Post – 7/14/2019

The Sunday Post is hosted by the wonderful Kimba, the Caffeinated Book Reviewer. It’s a chance to share news, recap the past week, take a look ahead, and showcase our new treasures—I mean books! Last Week Tour de Fleece is going fairly well. I’ve managed to maintain my goal of… Read more »

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POC actors in “white” roles? Whyever not?

POC actors in “white” roles? Whyever not?

This week saw exciting casting announcements for two projects I’ve been looking forward to: Disney’s live-action Little Mermaid remake, and the adaptation of Julia Quinn’s Bridgerton series. Both shows cast black actors* in lead roles: 19-year-old Halle Bailey (of R&B duo Chloe x Halle) as Ariel, and a number of actors in… Read more »

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Tour de Fleece, Week 1 (WIP Wednesday, 7/10/2019)

Tour de Fleece, Week 1 (WIP Wednesday, 7/10/2019)

WIP Wednesday (for “Work In Progress”) is a meme where we share our current fibery projects. It was started by Nicole @ Book-Wyrm-Knits, who also reviews books at book-wyrm-reads.    Spinning It’s day five of Tour de Fleece, the online spin-along event where spinners (of fiber) challenge themselves to spin along with the cyclists… Read more »

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Sunday Post – 7/07/2019

Sunday Post – 7/07/2019

The Sunday Post is hosted by the wonderful Kimba, the Caffeinated Book Reviewer. It’s a chance to share news, recap the past week, take a look ahead, and showcase our new treasures—I mean books! Last Week Last Sunday we saw a terrific production of The Pirates of Penzance, or The Rascals… Read more »

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News & Notes – 7/06/2019

News & Notes – 7/06/2019

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff   Book News The Locus Awards were announced on June 29. Congratulations to Mary Robinette Kowal (The Calculating Stars, Science Fiction Novel), Naomi Novik (Spinning Silver, Fantasy Novel), Paul Tremblay (The… Read more »

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Someone to Honor by Mary Balogh

Someone to Honor by Mary Balogh

Someone To Honor by Mary Balogh Series: Westcotts #6 Published by Berkley on July 2, 2019 Genres: Historical Romance Pages: 396 Format: eARC Source: the publisher Purchase: Amazon | Book Depository | Barnes & Noble | Audible Goodreads Also in this series: Someone To Love, Someone to Hold Also by… July 4, 2019 Book Reviews 4 ★★★★

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