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Cover Art

If I have a hobby of any kind, besides reading of course, it would doubtless be the wide-eyed collection of inspirational cover art. Thanks to Pinterest (the browsing of which would be a hobby if it didn’t take up so … Continue reading

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Creepy Children’s Books?

Generally speaking, when an online article is followed by thirteen pages of reader comments, you DON’T want to read them. We all know those comment threads that are full of poorly constructed, emotionally charged polemic on one side of an … Continue reading

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Poetry in Long Beach

According to a New Yorker book blog, a Seattle news source reported that two coffee shops in Long Beach are installing poetry boxes outside their facilities to boost business and, I would assume, to promote the reading and writing of … Continue reading

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Forgotten Books

I’d like to post a few titles every now and then of books that never really made it. I remember them because I happened upon them unawares, read them, became certain that they were culturally, genrely iconic (yes, I just … Continue reading

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Waiting for Mockingjay

Stretch your mind, if you will, back about two years ago. You didn’t know what you were missing in those days. You were ignorant, benign, free as a bird. Then you found Hunger Games in a desolate pile of advanced … Continue reading

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Book Trailers at Their Best

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