March 2010

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Reading a Book You Hate?

My Friend Amy asked an interesting question a few days ago -- do you read books that you think you will hate? And, she was influenced by a post from Laura Miller.

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Teaser Tuesday 3/2 The Lost Summer of Louisa May Alcott

teaser tuesdayTeaser Tuesdays (Hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading) is here again. I'm still reading Angelology and used the title last week. I loving it!

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2010 Indies Choice Book Awards

The American Booksellers Association unveils the finalists for the 2010 Indies Choice Book Awards.

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Is Writing Style, Grammar, and Punctuation Important?

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This week’s question asks:

In honor of National Grammar Day … it IS “March Fourth” after all … do you have any grammar books? Punctuation? Writing guidelines?

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Mysteries Heal the World

Girl detectiveI love mysteries. One of the main reasons is to challenge myself to figure out the killer before it is revealed. Most times, I can.

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Friday Reads -- Top Ten March 5

The Book StudioEvery Friday on Twitter, The Book Studio and The Book Maven (Bethanne Patrick) hosts #fridayreads. Tweep people post what they are reading this week. It's fantastic! So many people and so many books. It really does the heart good to see people keeping the joy of reading alive.

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Teaser Tuesday 3/9 The Beautiful Between

Teaser Tuesdays (Hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading) is here again.

The Beautiful Between by Alyssa B.

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Mary Sharratt and Daughters of the Witching Hill Video

Mary Sharratt will be one of the panelists on Reading Group Choices' panel at the Virginia Festival of The Book on March 19 in Charlottesville. I'm really excited!

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Do You Like Illustrated Books? Booking Through Thursday

Booking Through Thursday

Booking through Thursday


Question of the Day. How do you feel about illustrations in your books? Graphs? Photos?

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Masha Hamilton Virginia Festival of the Book, March 19

Masha Hamilton will be chatting about her book, 31 Hours, on March 19 at the Virginia Festival of the Book. (Details below) 

31 HOURS31 Hours tells the story of a young man pondering his new faith and his special mission.