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Thanks to the "last 14" (2 ordered 2 books each)and all who pre-ordered GlamBible!

Books will ship on May 18!  If you live near me or will be on Cape Cod  between June 20 and August 31, be in touch–I’d love to sign your book! 9 more words

Poetry

Sailing By

The Shipping Forecast, which celebrated 150 years in 2017, is a radio broadcast of weather reports and forecasts for the seas around the coasts of Ireland and the UK. 896 more words

Shipping This One On Out

Well, it’s finally happened.  I’ve found the 2nd novel that I just can’t bring myself to give what I consider a fair shake.  Here’s my general reading rule:  I’ll give the author 50 pages, maybe even 100 to hook me into the story.   548 more words

Excessively planned reading for vacation: Guest post and solid advice

Thanks to R.T. for this fantastic guest post on reading suggestions for holiday and vacation. Turns out R.T. is not only smart, funny and great to work with, but a super star of a reader, too.  1,211 more words

Fiction

When It Lifts, or Some Scattered Thoughts on Summertime in Newfoundland

I bought my copy of Annie Proulx’s The Shipping News in a bookstore in New Orleans’ French Quarter (‘ol’ E. Annie,’ the owner called her), right before I had to leave for the airport. 1,606 more words

Travel