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ALA/ALSC Removes Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Name From Award– Reblogged From N. N. Light

I saw this shared on N. N. Light’s blog today and had to reshare. If you haven’t visited their blog, should check it out! Go say “Hi” here.   “Friday Book Round-Up Explores the ALA/ALSC Decision to Strip Laura Ingalls… Continue Reading →

For Tolkien Fans….

I would love to see this exhibit, unfortunately I am across the pond… : (

Good to hear!

Vatican Library makes 15,000 manuscripts available online for free Vatican Library makes 15,000 manuscripts available online for free  J-P Mauro | Jun 02, 2018 Explore a selection of digitized materials from their vast catalogue. Archbishop Cesare Pasini, Prefect of the… Continue Reading →

So cool! I never knew these existed! 

https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/what-is-a-girdle-book Go Medieval by Attaching a Book to Your Belt They’re incredibly rare today, but portable girdle books were once very handy. BY SARAH LASKOW APRIL 19, 2018 A girdle book held by the Beinecke Library at Yale University. BEINECKE LIBRARY/CC BY-SA… Continue Reading →

Bookish Stuff

Well I am sure that many of you are aware that today is Winnie- the -Pooh Day, and I have enjoyed reading many posts about it. All things Pooh is ultimately a celebration of friendship, and there is not much… Continue Reading →

Congratulations Justin W. M. Roberts!

It is good to be back! After some health & computer issues that are resolved now, I am back to pick up where we left off! And wow, does that feel good! We wish to extend a hearty congratulations to… Continue Reading →

Congratulations to the Nominees on the Man Booker Prize Long List!

http://themanbookerprize.com/news/man-booker-prize-2017-longlist-announced The Man Booker Prize 2017 Longlist announced Submitted by Alice on Wed, 2017-07-26 23:54 Man Booker Prize 2017 2017 The longlist, or ‘Man Booker Dozen’, for the £50,000 Man Booker Prize is announced today. This year’s longlist of 13 books was selected by a panel of… Continue Reading →

Scammers Break The Kindle Store

Totally agree… something needs to be done. Honest authors work too hard to be ripped off by ones who do not wish to put in the effort. I hope Amazon starts to act to stop this unethical practice, before they… Continue Reading →

Congratulations to All Pulitzer Prize Winners and Nominees!

We would like to congratulate all the winners of the 2017 Pulitzer Prizes and all the nominees for contributing some amazing works to the body of the world’s literature. The winners and nominees are as follows (winners will be starred):… Continue Reading →

Congratulations to All the Nominees for the 2017 Edgar Awards!

The winners for the 2017 Edgar Awards will be announced April 27,2017. The Edgar Award is given for the mystery genre. Congratulations to all nominees! The Shortlist of nominees is: Best Novel: The Ex by Alafair Burke Where It Hurts… Continue Reading →

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