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The story of Edgar Sawtelle

I’ve been trying to make space to read some novels this summer – they tend to be ones recommended by the progeny.

Just finished The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski. 91 more words


In which I don't tell the story of Edgar Sawtelle.

Summer, as we’ve previously discussed, can be good for all kinds of reading, depending on your taste and your mood. Obviously, it’s perfect for perusing lovely, summery picture books. 226 more words

McNally Jackson

I am a person of excess. I think I’ve always been this way but it is more noticeable now that I have fewer people setting boundaries for me.   548 more words


“Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.” — Carl Sagan

“Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.” — Terry Pratchett…

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Fool, by Christopher Moore

It became clear a pretty long time ago that a book didn’t need a brand-new plot to keep me interested.

In fact, looking over my list of books read (thank you, … 450 more words


My Five Favorites Novels Set in Wisconsin

Now that Christmas is close at hand, it’s a perfect time to think about giving a gift of reading. Since I am quite fond of all things Wisconsin, I decided to share my suggestions for the five novels set in the state. 464 more words