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Review: The Perfect Score Project: Uncovering the Secrets of the SAT

The Perfect Score Project: Uncovering the Secrets of the SAT by Debbie Stier
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Let’s start with the bottom line: you’ll save yourself time, money, and frustration in preparing for the SAT by reading this book. 654 more words

Book Reviews

The power of literature

Image discovered on Flickr, courtesy of new Jersey State Library.

What? A book called Letters To Judy showcases the remarkable correspondence sent to Judy Blume by her readers in which they pose questions that are often funny, often profound. 221 more words

Serious Stuff

Old Man Jones

I was riddled with rock salt from the old man in Jones’s Field. The big kids in the neighborhood told me about this man who lived in a farmhouse next to the pasture not far from my house. 625 more words


Screenwriting Book - Scriptshadow Secrets

Scriptshadow Secrets (500 Screenwriting Secrets Hidden Inside 50 Great Movies) by Carson Reeves

This is the book that really changed the way I watched movies. When I came across Carson’s site, I thought I knew all there was to know about movies. 276 more words


Turning 50

This is my 50th blog post. Holy. Moly. A lot has happened since I started Hello Field nearly a year ago:

Personal Growth

MUSIC REVIEW | Madness – One Step Beyond (1979)

I came to ska via the 90s third wave, thanks to Reel Big Fish, and the punk, occasional ska of Nancy Vandal.  The upbeat ska sound has to be one of the most optimistic sounds in music, and the horn section of any ska band ads an extra dimension that’s just infectious.  570 more words

Barnes And Noble online review.

There are no Barnes and Noble where I live, so every time I travel I need to visit one to get new books if I can’t find them in my local bookstore…. 93 more words