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thaisa-frank's picture
Jan.04.2013
Just before Christmas, I discovered that ENCHANTMENT was on the Best Books list for the SF Chronicle. Of course I was blown away and happy. But I also was brought to my knees. I had no idea that the book would be successful and was reminded—once more—that the world is out of my control.   The...
lisa-yee's picture
Jan.30.2012
Squeeee!!!WARP SPEEDhas been named a TOP SHELF book byVOYA(Voices of Youth Advocates)! WARP SPEED's also been named to the YALSA (Young Adult Library Services Association)Best Fiction for Young Adultslist!!! Want to know more about the book? Why, I just happen to have thisvideo clipof me speaking...
dale-estey's picture
Mar.20.2011
Uh-oh. a) there is no Kafka listed and b) I have only read twenty-three of them. Sill, I like the idea and maybe it will spur me on to read many more. perhaps even Moby Dick, which I have started five (5) times. However, the book I consider the closest to the perfect novel is here. That is The...
christopher-meeks's picture
Jan.03.2010
I'll toot my horn, now that I have something new to toot: The Brightest Moon of the Century, a comic novel about a young Minnesotan blessed with "experience," has landed at the top on three literary websites. First, Wendy Runyon, the Literary Feline at Musings of a Bookish Kitty...
sangay-glass's picture
Dec.02.2009
I was never a reader growing up, but I always loved books. I saved all of my Little Golden Books. I collected old books, especially children's picture books and encyclopedias. I even kept the first books I actually read, The Exorcist, Drifting Home, and Jaws. But when I became a mommy the page...
scott-perkins's picture
Apr.02.2009
Reuters reports that two out of three Britons lie about what books they've read in order to appear more literate and cultured than they really are. The same study indicates that rather than George Orwell, the Brits like nothing better than curling up with a little something by JK Rowling on a cold...
sandi-ault's picture
Dec.10.2008
We have had days of snow here in the mountains, but this morning, the sun came out and began to shrink the mounds of white and set the glaciers on the roof to dripping at the eaves. The Ponderosa pines—so thankful for the big drink they have waited for nearly the whole fall—celebrate with shiny...