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Competition and Camaraderie

I’m always finding connections between running and writing. Recently, I was listening to an episode of the Runner’s World podcast, in which they talked about the recent attempt to… 314 more words

Books

Onward: Perspectives Beyond Library World

When you are in the throes of library school, it can be a challenge to find any inspiration from outside sources.  Who has the time or the brain space for more information that is not specifically about your area of study? 710 more words

MLIS

Book Review: “Say Yes: A story of friendship, fairness and a vote for hope” by Jennifer Castles with illustration by Paul Seden (#AWW2017)

“Because, you know, I am from a background where you understand about racial prejudice and you understand about equality. You know all the stuff – in a sort of intellectual, ‘right thinking’ way. 396 more words

Writing

Book Review: “The Beast of Hushing Wood” by Gabrielle Wang (#AWW2017 @GabrielleWang)

The Beast of Hushing Wood (Puffin Books/Penguin Random House Australia, 2017) is the second book by Gabrielle Wang that I have read. Although this beautifully illustrated story (for children aged 8-13) is set in a fictional town called Hushing Wood, the writing style is amazingly similar to that in Wang’s Little Paradise (for children aged 13+, reviewed… 331 more words

Writing

The Alchemist ~ Paulo Coelho

Paolo Coehlo is a name I’d heard before of course. But I never opened The Alchemist until a couple of weeks ago when I read it for this challenge. 487 more words

100 Book Challenge

My Either – Or Book List!

Let’s have some fun! I am curious to see how many agree with some of my choices, and how many disagree (vehemently, I am sure!). When books are important to a person, they take everything about them very, … 142 more words

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