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Sunday Post – 2/03/2019

Sunday Post – 2/03/2019

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!  My Week I’m working on planning the spring concert for my choruses. I’ve also been working… Read more »

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News & Notes – 2/02/2019

News & Notes – 2/02/2019

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 Newbery, Caldecott, Printz, Coretta Scott King, and Alex awards were announced at the ALA’s   Midwinter Meeting in Seattle this week, along with a… Read more »

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WIP Wednesday – 1/30/2019

WIP Wednesday – 1/30/2019

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 I finally finished the yarn I spun last fall, which I’m calling ‘Vulpes’ because the colors remind me of a red fox. The… Read more »

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Sunday Post – 1/27/2019

Sunday Post – 1/27/2019

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!  My Week ETA: Oops! I didn’t realize I had scheduled this post for Monday, and didn’t… Read more »

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News & Notes – 1/26/2018

News & Notes – 1/26/2018

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 Dolly Parton donated her 100 millionth book to the Library of Congress this week. Through her Imagination Library program, the singer has donated books to… Read more »

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Sunday Post – 1/20/2019

Sunday Post – 1/20/2019

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!  My Week I’ve spent pretty much the entire week working, or at least trying to… including… Read more »

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News & Notes – 1/19/2019

News & Notes – 1/19/2019

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 Lin-Manuel Miranda and Friends Purchase Drama Book Shop (New York Times) The Largest J.R.R. Tolkien Exhibit in Generations Is Coming to the U.S.:… Read more »

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Farewell, Mary Oliver

Farewell, Mary Oliver

Poet Mary Oliver has died at the age of 83. Her poems have delighted and comforted readers for nearly 60 years, in part because they are so accessible. “Poetry, to be understood, must be clear,” Oliver once said in an interview with NPR. “It mustn’t be fancy.” Oliver’s work won the… Read more »

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Appreciate a Dragon Day

Appreciate a Dragon Day

Today is Appreciate a Dragon Day! Yes, it’s a real thing,* occurring each year on January 16. Created by author Donita K. Paul in 2004, the purpose is clear in the name: to appreciate and celebrate the awesomeness of dragons! Dragons are, of course, near and dear to my heart. I… Read more »

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