Tag Archives: reading

Happy Birthday Beverly Cleary!

Do you love to read? Do you know WHEN you loved to read? How it came to be? Did you fall in love with a particular book, or character? For a couple generations of us the writer was…is..Beverly Cleary. She … Continue reading

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Four Books in Two Weeks or Less

What am I going to read for two weeks in Asia? Along with walking shoes and intestinal medication, reading material is up there on my packing list. A guidebook of course…I chose the Lonely Planet Tibet, plus back copies of … Continue reading

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Ghost stories are better with the lights out.

If you’re one of the seven million without power and with free time, Gone Girl will keep you reading and less worried about your present, if a little jumpy, suspicious even, of your neighbors and friends. Your spouse. Especially your … Continue reading

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Stop the Presses….Child Reads Book!

Young People still read. Amazing. A study released today the Pew Research Center shows that you readers, aged 16 to 29 still read and they still use libraries. Not as much as some us old farts. And much of their … Continue reading

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What’s On Your Shelf, Stays on Your Shelf….

Cleaning out the garage and, especially, sorting through books is part physical labor, part emotional exhaustion. Picking my way though the books, five or six boxes gone. Still a bit more to go through, and of course the going is … Continue reading

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