Monthly Archives: March 2011

Thought for the day…

“The oldest books are still only just out to those who have not [yet] read them.” (Samuel Butler) Advertisements

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Robert Crais

Having become a recently new fan of Robert Crais, I just finished reading “The First Rule” (released in paperback last year). I am particularly a fan of his Joe Pike and Elvis Cole characters. The bad guys definitely learn that … Continue reading

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“The library is a valuable institution, satisfying our thirst for knowledge…AND for some peace and quiet.”

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“Let us read and dance…two amusements that will never do any harm to the world.”

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“Books receive their chief value from the stamp and esteem of ages through which they have passed.”

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“When something can be read without effort, great effort has gone into its writing.”

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Terri Blackstock

I just love to read new authors…at least new to me, and I really got lucky with this one. Usually I find them in the Bargain section of B&N but this one caught my daughter’s eye on a recent Sunday … Continue reading

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“I would rather be a poor man in a garret with plenty of books than a king who did not love reading.” (Thomas Macaulay) [Amen, Thomas, amen.]

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Joseph Badal

There is nothing better for an editor than working on a book they canNOT put down, and I had the distinct pleasure of working on two written by this author! Through a local publisher I worked with, I edited Joe … Continue reading

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Stieg Larsson

It is VERY rare, if not inconceivable, for me to be up at this hour (after 11:00 PM!!)…but…just recently home from visiting and dining with friends. Finally settled into bed…picked up Larsson’s “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo…on page 145, … Continue reading

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