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Great New Books

I think the vast majority of books I’ve read in the past few years have come to my attention through personal recommendations. I rely on their honest opinions to help me select my next read. 133 more words

Book Review

June Wrap-Up

Hello everyone!

I come to you with my June Wrap-Up a bit late because I have not had wifi nor the time to share it with you since I was on vacation. 565 more words


“You are so lucky to work here…”

July and midwinter and everybody sits in cars to eat their dinner from the bakery and stare through their fogged up windows at my windows and I see them point to the books and say things. 313 more words

Why We Read: To Travel

Oh, the places you’ll go. ~Dr. Seuss

My absolute favorite books—fiction or nonfiction—are ones that transport me to another place. James Herriot’s Yorkshire. Ignatius J. Reilly’s New Orleans. 790 more words


Your shop is stupid and you are mean...

This morning I was told that the weather is filthy and my shop would be warmer if I fixed the faulty closer on my shop door. 505 more words

I am barely surviving my reading group!

David came in this morning and confessed that he is barely surviving his reading group:

“I have to tell you that I barely surviving it. I like if of course but I am really not even sure about that. 608 more words

Why we read

I just finished reading The Five People You Meet in Heaven. I didn’t like it that much at first, but I persisted. By the 3/4 mark, I was tear soaked and abashedly emotional. 107 more words