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Elise Blackwell, Author of An Unfinished Score, chats about Book Clubs, Marriage, and Inspiration

An Unfinished ScoreI'm excited to welcome Elise Blackwell, author of An Unfinished Score. In Elise's fourth novel, she tells a story of marriage, music, infidelity, friendship, betrayal, and loss.

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Have You Be Fooled? Booking Through Thursday

Booking Through ThursdayQuestions today from Booking Through Thursday

Since it’s April Fool’s Day, I toyed with different ideas of questions for today.

  1. Who’s your favorite “fool” of a character, and why?
  2. What authors have fooled you?
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Teaser Tuesday 3/30 The Hand That First Held Mine

Happy Teaser Tuesday!  

teaser tuesdayTeaser Tuesdays is hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading.

  1. Grab your current read
  2. Open to a random page
  3. Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page
    BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOI
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Mary Sharratt Talks Book Groups

I'm excited to welcome Mary Sharratt, author of Daughters of the Witching Hill, to On the Bookcase! In her fourth novel, Mary explores motherhood, history, woman’s place in society, class, poverty.

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Breaking a Book to Read Another

Booking through Thursday

 

Question of the Day.

Do you take breaks while reading a book? Or read it straight through?

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Teaser Tuesday 3/23 A Friend is Someone Who Likes You

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

  • Grab your current read
  • Open to a random page
  • Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page
    BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away!
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VABOOK 2010 Awesome Reading Group Panel

I'm home from the whirlwind of the Virginia Festival of the Book (VABOOK). What an exciting and fun time! I met so many authors, reading group members, book bloggers. people working in the book business and loving it! What a great weekend. Here is my post on the awesome panel I have the pleasure of moderating.

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Laura Brodie, The Widow's Season @VABOOK March 19

The Widow's SeasonLaura Brodie's debut novel, The Widow's Season, was inspired by her UVA dissertation on widows in English literature.

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Teaser Tuesday 3/16 The Journal Keeper

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

  1. Grab your current rea
  2. Open to a random page
    Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page
    BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS!
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Sheila Curran, Everyone She Loved, VABOOK! March 19

Sheila Curran chats about her new novel, Everyone She Loved, this week on the Virginia Festival of the Book!

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