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Here I Am

Hineni-Here I Am- appears in the Torah portion Vayeira, where God tests Abraham’s faith by asking him to sacrifice his son Isaac. It is how Abraham answers God when he asks for him; how Abraham responds to Isaac when he inquires why there are no sheep for the offering; and how Abraham answers when God tells him not to sacrifice Isaac. 636 more words

Book Review

Allison Hoover Bartlett's The Man Who Loved Books Too Much

In thinking about true crimes of passion I could relate to, the title of this book most definitely caught my eye!

John Gilkey’s claim to fame as a career criminal was not how much he stole but what he stole: rare books, mostly.  916 more words

Reading Suggestions

Every Day Is For The Thief

Teju Cole’s first book “Open City” was critically acclaimed winning the PEN/Hemingway Award and being a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award.  “Every Day Is For the Thief” was published in Nigeria in 2007, but was not published outside of Africa until 2014. 494 more words

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Lady Ashmo's List

Welcome to the first edition of Lady Ashmo’s “you gotta read this!” List. As you may have noticed from random comments I make, I work in a bookstore. 580 more words

Writers To Read

Relaxing Reads: Recommendations for Spring Break

By Kylie Widseth

As you might have guessed, when I’m not editing books my favorite pastime is reading. My favorite genre by far is contemporary, so spring break is one of the best times of the year for me: I get to read my favorite genre for a whole week straight! 866 more words

Young Adult

Books to Read In Pairs vol. 1

Hello Friends!

A new pair of shoes, lovers, and your kidneys (usually) all have something in common: they come in pairs. Sometimes, being alone is just what the doctor ordered, but other times we want to be with that special someone. 583 more words


Quick Book Review - A Man Called Ove

It has been a while since I’ve done a book review.  Mostly because the books I’ve read have been rather…Meh. Finally I found one that I enjoyed reading rather than wishing it would end soon. 120 more words

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