Monthly Archives: April 2010

The Eternal Ones – Kristen Miller

Rating: 3 stars Shelf: Now Reading While some of her New York details seemed a little off (I’ve never seen anyone hand out yellow tickets for the cab line outside Penn Station), it was Kristen Miller’s detail of Snope City … Continue reading

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Sometimes I Surprise Myself

I’ve been dying to have someone critique the first chapter of Anabel and Paul. I know there are writers who say you should never share what you are writing until you are done, just in case your critic discourages you … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading Weekly Roundup

In Blogs The Rejectionist Goes to Forks! and they are seriously monopolizing on the Twilight thing. Caroline by Line channels Stephen King and I lurve it! Quentin Blake’s House of Illustration Networking Tips Review mine too and then take over … Continue reading

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My Very Own Spine Poem!

Using my Shelfari Wish List, my sister made me a Book Spine Poem for my birthday, since it’s so gloriously situated in Poetry Month. Pretty cool, right? Though, it’s also sort of like my sister said – “I feel like … Continue reading

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Children’s Book Week – Children’s Book Drives

Children’s Book Week is May 10 -16th, but this quote from PW’s Events post inspired me to start celebrating early: “In St. Louis, the CBC’s partner is Onesto Trattoria, which will hold a week-long children’s book drive.” Though I’m nowhere … Continue reading

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Sick Birthday Week

While volcanoes erupted in Iceland, basically ruining the London Book Fair for lots of folks, my stomach erupted from my Sunday evening pre-birthday dinner and basically ruined my birthday. Whatever. Since I couldn’t go out, a couple of lovely friends … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading Weekly Roundup

In Blogs Make a Tote Bag from an Old T-Shirt good for library books, but not for e-books HBO Creates Dothraki Language via Laura C. Ombreviation’s squees. I think I’ll re-read that series soon. Nostalgia-Lit Babysitter’s Club & Sweet Valley … Continue reading

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