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nancybrady's picture
Jan.05.2013
The year in review, resolution-wise, really comes down to this.  First, the resolutions: to increase the number of steps on my pedometer and hit 10K regularly; to read more books than in 2011 with two side challenges through bookcrossing.com of the SIY (set-it-yourself) and pages-read. First,...
nancybrady's picture
Aug.10.2012
More than halfway through the year, and I have not abandoned my New Year's Resolutions.  That is, I am still reading more books and I am putting steps on my pedometer.  Although this pedometer geek didn't quite manage 10,000 steps every day, I did have five days in which I exceeded the...
steven-belanger's picture
Jun.06.2012
photo: cover of French version, second edition, from the book's Wikipedia page   Very effective book--about the French populace not recognizing the culpability of the French police being the Nazi's stooges in 1942--that would have been great without the emphasis on the present-day...
diane-chamberlain's picture
Jul.09.2010
My neighborhood bookclub met at my house tonight. We meet every other month, which is a very civilized schedule. Sometimes we have “supper club” on the off months, when we get together with our spouses/sig others at one of our houses. It’s a diverse group in terms of age and a lot of fun. It’s also...
diane-chamberlain's picture
Dec.18.2009
Time for a year-end wrap up of the stories that touched us most in 2009. I’ll start, and then I’d love to hear about your favorites. With the exception of The Help, these are not in any particular order.   The Help by Kathryn Stockett: Sometimes you simply want to thank an author for writing a...
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Aug.28.2009
  My reading life is out of control.   With the advent of ebooks, I worried that authors would lose income because they make less on an ebook than they do on a “paper” book, but if most readers are anything like me, authors have nothing to worry about. Take for example, the book I’m...