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Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I should read more from

I have been racking my brains to come up with a list for the latest Broke and Bookish Top Ten Tuesday (the list of ten authors we’ve only read one book from & need to read more), and I can really only think of a few. 513 more words


Resilient Sunderland earn an unlikely point against Tottenham Hotspur

I should probably make my opening gambit for this piece with an apology. Sunderland mugged Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday in what can only be described as daylight robbery, such was the away side’s dominance during the 90 minutes and came away with an unlikely, yet spirited point. 449 more words


Good Reads from GoodReads?

The premise goes like this: If you tell the website GoodReads what you have read (and liked), GoodReads tells you what to read next (and like). 311 more words

DeGette Seeks Legislation To Speed Personalized Medicine

DENVER (CBS4) - U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette hopes a series of discussions with Colorado medical professionals will spur legislation to uncover treatments for diseases faster. 135 more words


August 2014 - The Orphan Masters Son by Adam Johnson

I just cant’ believe it’s the end of August already.  Holy Cow! Where does the time go?

We had an absolutely DELIGHTFUL August meeting. And let me tell you WHY! 534 more words

Historic College Park Book Club

The Orphan Master's Son - Adam Johnson

North Korea and the day to day lives of its citizens is a subject matter that isn’t touched upon often in fiction, for good reason. Adam Johnson puts it eloquently in the afterword to his book The Orphan Master’s Son – “we’ll know the true way to write a novel set in North Korea when North Korean novelists become free to tell their own stories.” That being said, with this book Johnson has created a powerful, emotional tale which feels honest, true to life, and – in keeping with the image most of us have of North Korea – painfully bleak. 360 more words


Rain Dance

Yesterday was the first day in, most likely, years where my agenda resembled this:




Yup: did exactly nothing. Woke up late. Threw a whole bunch of macaroni and a wide variety of cheeses into a croc pot. 1,048 more words