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Robert's Reflections: Movies for Reading Groups

Everyone has a mentor -- whether it is a family member, teacher, boss, fellow colleague. Robert Segedy, veteran bookseller, was/is mine. His knowledge and experience of the book world has assisting me though my bookseller days and beyond. Robert is also a movie buff and has offered to write some recommendations for movies that are true to the book and are great for conversation with the book. Robert's Movie Recommendations will be a frequent feature. Here is one of them.

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Teaser Tuesday 1/5/10

Here's my teaser of Tuesday. different type of type of read -- enjoying it very much!

"Lot 1006

A handwritten notation

A short handwritten notation in ballpoint pen on a green cocktail napkin. Reads: "lenore-doolan@nytimes.com " Some wear and creasing. 5 x 5 in.

Important Artifacts and Personal Property From The Collection of Lenore Doolan and Harold Morris, including Book, Street Fashion, and Jewelry, Saturday, 14 February 2009, New York.

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First Author Post! Barbara Delinsky

I'm so thrilled to have Barbara Delinsky, a reading group favorite author, as the first author to write a guest post for On the Bookcase!

Barbara has been in a book group for 23 years and Barbara's novels have great themes and interesting conflicts that are perfect for creating a lively conversation for reading groups.

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What's In a Name Challenge

In the book blogging world, there are many book challenges. I read books for a living so I can't do many of them. But the What's In A Name Challenge sounds fun and I believe I can swing it!

Here is the main scoop.

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2009 The Guardian Year in Review Quiz

Happy New Year! I'm really looking forward to the new year -- lot of great books coming out! I will highlight some every week to get you in the know! 

Have you been observant in reading the books of 2009?

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Book Club Exchange

Booking Mama (Julie) invited me to write a post for her blog.

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Guest Guess, Part 3

Next week, a bestselling and fave reading group author will write a little piece for On the Bookcase. Yeah!

How about a guessing game? Hints will be put up each day about the author until the day of the author post. Please share your guess(es) in a comment and you might win a copy of the author's new book. The winner will be announced the day of the guest post. Good Luck! It is getting easier!

Hint #3.

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T. Greenwood's New Novel, The Hungry Season

Fans of T. Greenwood (Two Rivers) rejoice – she has a new one coming out in late January!

T.

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Guest Guess, Part 2

Guess the Guest Author, Part 2

Hints will be put up each day about the author until the day of the author post. Please share your guess(es) in the comment box and you might win a copy of the author's new book. The winner will be announced the day of the guest post.

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Guest Guess and Teaser Tuesday

Next week, a bestselling and fave reading group author will write a little piece for On the Bookcase. Yeah!

How about a guessing game? Hints will be put up each day about the author until the day of the author post. Please share your guess(es) in a comment and you might win a copy of the author's new book. The winner will be announced the day of the guest post. Good Luck!

Hint #1. With over 80 novels, guest author has been writing since 1980.

Hazard a guess!!

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