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5 Books I Gave Up On From Page One

It’s getting on two weeks since last I discussed books and the like separately from blog reviews as a whole, and I couldn’t help but notice that posting has come in fives this month. 869 more words

Books And Literature

Happy Birthday Mary Shelley

Please join me in wishing a happy birthday to Mary Shelley, author of the classic horror novel, Frankenstein. I recently read Frankenstein for the first time and was really impressed with the book, if not the lead character. 203 more words

Books And Literature

Illinois peeps, check out - Comic Books Even Teachers Can Love

Toon Graphics is producing comic books it hopes will be studied as serious textbooks in the fourth grade and beyond.. via NYT Books http://ift.tt/1pRBfUX


Some qualms I have with regards to the wonderful world of reading and books and proper grammar

I included proper grammar on the title just because. But what I’m really gonna talk about here are the two former things, namely reading and books. 635 more words

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Why You Should Consider Reading The Dresden Files

Are you a(n): Adrenaline junkie? Pyromaniac? Urban fantasy lover? If so, this series is for you.

Written by Jim Butcher, The Dresden Files is a series set in modern Chicago, about a wizard private investigator named Harry Dresden. 573 more words


Book events from Aug. 30


Join author Clifford Scott as he signs copies of his new book, Ottawa Stories: Trials and Triumphs in Bytown History, noon to 4 p.m. 305 more words


Pot cookbooks moving to the mainstream as legalization movement grows

Michelle Locke/The Associated Press

There are books about cooking with herbs. And then there are books about cooking with herb.

Yes, we’re talking cannabis cuisine, a small niche in the culinary world but one that is drawing more interest as the legalization movement moves pot closer to the mainstream. 540 more words