Reading for Guilty Pleasure

I enjoy school. I tend to understand the rules of going to school: if you attend class and work hard, and don’t have to battle a learning disorder, you do relatively well. If you think outside the box, and write or read something a little different, you don’t do as well, but once you hit […]

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Back Cover Dreams

When I was a tween, mass was a mystical celebration, but the bookstore was my secondary church. The colorful displays of award winners and best-sellers, the crisp pages and new-book smell, I loved them all. I would enjoy the cover art, read the blurbs and then turn over the books to drink in the tempting […]

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Diverse Books Open Minds

A fabulous, chatty, funny, energetic, little girl in my life is turning six. Let’s call her Cousin Giggly. I went looking for a book or two for her and wondered what she already had on her shelf. And what might be new or different for her. From Twitter, (yes, every once in a while, Twitter […]

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