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My opinion about Harry Potter VII

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Recommending books

TweetI am deep in (what I hope are) the last revisions for next year’s historical. I have also started a new experimental writing schedule. I’ll report on its success or failure next month. Here are a few things for you to ponder: Sherman Alexie (I am a huge fan and have been for years) mentions […]
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So it goes

Tweet A literary giant, disguised as a bushy-haired man with big eyes, has moved on to other worlds. Kurt Vonnegut is dead. If you haven’t read his books, then do yourself a favor and get one today. The man could write, really, really write. He is one of my favorites. (photo credit Jill Krementz) The […]
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Somewhat sated

TweetThat sure felt good. I read “The Truth-Teller’s Tale” by Sharon Shinn, “Fay” by Larry Brown, “Wish You Were Here, the Official Biography of Douglas Adams,” by Nick Webb, and “Arthur & George” by Julian Barnes. I think I need a Guilt-free Reading Month…. There will be little reading the rest of the week – […]
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TWISTED – New York Times Bestseller!

TweetThanks to you guys – my readers, all the librarians and teachers who support my work, and the outstanding booksellers who lined up solidly behind TWISTED – the book has made the New York Times Bestseller List, at position #6. Yes! That’s my book!!! ::dances and squees:: Thank you so much, everybody. Thank you, thank […]
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The Dreaded Act of Suitcase Packing

TweetI am oudda here again. This time it’s a trip south to speak at the PA School LIbrarian’s Association conference. My homies. Not sure when/if I’ll have Internet from now until Sunday. Think of me fondly while I’m offline and read a couple pages in a book. For fun. As a matter of fact, let’s […]
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A rant-free post

TweetNo, really. I promise. Because I am in a good mood. A great mood. Georgetown won yesterday and SUNY Albany almost beat UConn. I love UConn, but come on – how can you not root for Albany in that situation? I love March. Another reason for feeling so great today? The farmers down the road […]
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Category 4 books

Tweet(See yesterday’s post if you have no idea what a Category 4 book is.) I’m sure I’ll think of others, but these leap to mind: Holes Louis Sachar The Dark is Rising Susan Cooper Dubliners, Ulysses James Joyce 1st Harry Potter J.K. Rowling The Time Travelers Wife Audrey Niffenegger American Gods Neil Gaiman (all his […]
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I want a month of muse

TweetThe only problem with the weekend was that it was only a weekend. I read
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