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Iain S. Thomas' Every Word You Cannot Say

This gem caught my eye as I was browsing a Barnes & Noble (which always dangerous for me) while I had time to kill before seeing Jordan Peele’s movie… 399 more words

Book Reviews

New Books!

My daughter’s sixth birthday is coming up, and she still refuses to listen to me when I tell her she’s not allowed to get any older. 142 more words


Tricks of the used-book trade at Green Apple Books

My July 16 book culture column for the San Francisco Chronicle:

E.H. Mann flips through a huge stack of books as if it were a deck of cards, adroitly placing them in three separate piles: Buy, Maybe and No Way. 36 more words

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Travel Diaries: Detroit and Dallas

Well, we’re knee deep in the month of July, which means I’ve been out on the road. My boyfriend Chris is a teacher and I’m actually going to start my student teaching program in the fall so that means our summers are open for a decent amount of traveling. 2,281 more words


An Hour in Azio's

In the mood for a little adventure, one of my daughters and I cruised up to Shallotte, NC for a few hours Monday. As usual, I came away remembering how much we all need a little variety, especially when there’s a pot of gold at the end. 534 more words


On the Shelf

Someone wants to publish your manuscript. Hooray! Break out the champagne and confetti! It’s every writer’s dream. The book is tangible proof of all your hard work. 634 more words


My Life Outside Books (Sorta): June 2019 Vacation (with lots of books)

My friend Melissa recently came to visit for our annual vacation. We always try to do a variety of things when we visit each other – with plenty of time for naps and reading parties – but you probably won’t be shocked to hear that we also make visiting bookstores a priority. 1,697 more words

Life Of A Book Hoarder