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Thank You, Books

I can be a bit of a curmudgeon around the holidays. As much as I would like to blame the PTSD from my days of working retail at Christmas, most of my holiday-based anxiety is of my own creation: pairing my general intolerance for shopping with the self-induced pressure to find the “perfect gift” is asking for trouble. 928 more words



What are you reading right now? Please share…..I’m always excited about book recommendations.


To the Books of Future Past: Our Hope in the Land of Shadows and Finals

To my beloved books,

Oh, how our parting has been such sweet sorrow!  Do you know how much I miss thee, your creamy pages and bold declarations?  335 more words

Future Books

Banning The Giver of Memories

I have many books by Lois Lowry on my shelves. I started reading her when I was around eleven. A Summer to Die (1977) was the first book I read that dealt with the death of a child, and I felt so sad and so grown up in reading it. 564 more words


English Friday: To Kill a Mockingbird

My favorite book I had to read as an assignment in high school was To Kill a Mockingbird. I loved Atticus and wanted him to be my father. 15 more words

English Friday

20. My Favorite Childhood Book

 Nate the Great by Marjorie Sharmat

I know I could sound completely self-absorbed by admitting that this book is my favorite, but in my defense I was one of four Nates in my class and it was all of our favorite. 97 more words

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