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World Book Night, April 23rd 2014

I was ecstatic to find out I had been selected as an official giver for World Book Night this year, but for those of you who are not aware of this event or are unsure of what it actually is, I thought I would share with you all. 361 more words


Reading IS social

While reading Is Reading Antisocial? i couldn’t help but think that reading is a very social thing.  Yes during the act of actually reading you are not talking to anyone.   188 more words


This Week on Dialogue: Award-winning Amazon Bestselling Author, Terry Persun

Award-winning, Amazon bestseller, Terry Persun joins me this week on Dialogue (a live online radio podcast). Terry is a Pacific Northwest author who brings a taste of fantasy and literary art to his books. 170 more words

Get Reading!

100 Amazing Books to Read in a Lifetime- Great resource for book clubs or your own book shelf. – http://pinterest.com/pin/241435229998216039/

Books And Reading

"Number Thirteen" by Bella Jewel

When I read the synopsis of the book I thought this would be dark. By looking at the cover I thought this would be dark. Even reading the first few chapters, I really thought would be dark. 620 more words

Book Clubs

Afternoon Book Club

The Afternoon Book Club will meet on

Tuesday April 22, 2014 at 1:30 PM

to discuss The House Girl by Tara Conklin

“A novel of love, family, and justice follows Lina Sparrow, an ambitious first-year associate in a Manhattan law firm, as she searches for the “perfect plaintiff” to lead a historic class-action lawsuit worth trillions of dollars in reparations for descendants of American slaves.” (From the Publisher) 35 more words


From the ALA Director 4/4: Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

Association for Library Service to Children  (ALSC)

Applications Now Open to Host the 2015 Arbuthnot Lecture Featuring Brian Selznick

The 2015 Arbuthnot Honor Lecture Committee is now accepting applications to host the 46th May Hill Arbuthnot Honor Lecture.  1,314 more words