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At the Oakwood Arms Hotel

sources: 1. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald 2. The Hunter by Richard Stark 3. Tropic of Cancer by Henry Miller 4. The Commitments by Roddy Doyle… 120 more words



I sleep till 7. Then the dog wakes me up. 7 o’clock is not too bad. You are at least able to see the puddles and the dog walks only into every second one of them. 615 more words

What We Do

Meet your heroes.

Last week, it was announced that Colin Vearncombe had died after a car accident. He was noted for his hit single Wonderful Life under the stage name Black. 378 more words

End of Amnesia

Because I’ve never been an addict myself, or had to deal with anyone else’s addiction in any meaningful way, it’s always been sort of an abstract concept.   849 more words


Monday January 11th, 2016

It’s Monday! What are you reading?

Each week I share a reading photo of the week. This week, it was all about #MockCaldecott joy! Here are our winners! 629 more words

Picture Books

Best books read in 2015, all the way up to 11

A listing of the best (most interesting, most compelling, funniest, mind-blowing, etc.) books I read this past year, in chronological order, but with no attention paid to genre or year of publication, and which of course goes all the way up to eleven. 116 more words


Literary Advent Calendar- 13th December

Open to reveal day 13 of the Literary Advent Calendar.