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Afternoon Book Club

“Almost twenty-five years after the infamous art heist at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum—still the largest unsolved art theft in history—one of the stolen Degas paintings is delivered to the Boston studio of a young artist. 152 more words

Books

What We're Reading Wednesday: The What-I-SHOULD-Be-Reading Edition

Participating in What We’re Reading Wednesday has shown me how boring I am.  Every week the other contributors post reviews of intellectual or inspirational reads, and I just keep on reading the same old stuff.   555 more words

Books

Good Things from Book Clubs to Benefit Writers

Book clubs do so much more than read and discuss books. Book buying is incredibly important and not to be discounted, but there are other ways book clubs benefit writers. 150 more words

Working Writer

Review: The Smithsonian Book of Books ~ Michael Olmert

Through more than 300 glorious illustrations from library collections around the globe, you’ll discover a wealth of book lore in these pages and gain a new appreciation for the role of books in human society, from our earliest attempts at writing and recording information to the newest electronic books; from sumptuous illuminated and bejeweled medieval manuscripts to Gutenberg and the invention of movable type; from the diverse arts and crafts of bookmaking to the building of magnificent libraries for housing treasured volumes; from the ancient epic of Gilgamesh to the plays of Shakespeare and the tales of Beatrix Potter; and from the earliest illustrated books to revolutionary science texts. 331 more words

No Spoiler Reviews

Little Free Libraries

“The “take a book, return a book” boxes are catching in even on places where Kindles and brick-and-mortar books abound.”

 I love the concept of the Little Free Library! 113 more words

Literacy

Starting a Science Book Club for Teens

I decided after Taproot that I wanted to get more involved with my local community and find ways that our family could connect with other homeschoolers.  512 more words

Homeschooling