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Cybils Call for Judges

Can you feel that fall is just around the corner?  Fall is now Cybils time for me – time to get a list of books that other fans of books for young readers have nominated and curl up with a … Continue reading

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2015 by the Numbers

This is my post where I take my lovely spreadsheet of all the reading I did last year, make Excel do some number-crunching, and share the results with you. (Here’s 2014 and 2013) First, the blog.  I published 125 posts in … Continue reading

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Over at Netgalley

Today I’m over on the Netgalley blog talking about books for reluctant middle grade readers, my love for the Cybils award and more.  Thank you to Tarah of Netgalley for inviting me.  Go take a look! And tomorrow… tomorrow the … Continue reading

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2014 in Review: the Numbers

Once again, it’s time for me to look at how I did with my reading and blogging this year. I am a geek, and I enjoy graphs – so join me if you like graphs too. If not, I’ll be … Continue reading

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Cybils 2014!

It’s official! I’m a Round 1 Judge on the Cybils Middle Grade Speculative Fiction Panel! Follow the link through to see everyone else who’s involved- I am so very excited to be working with so many wonderful bloggers, from those … Continue reading

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48 Hour Book Challenge Finish Line

Sunday morning So, yesterday, I read over my breaks and wrote reviews between library patrons. I listened in the car on the way home from work, took a break for supper and kid-wrangling, and read The Savage Fortress for 15 … Continue reading

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48 Hour Book Challenge, Update 2

Saturday morning, 10:30 AM …wishing a belated good luck to everyone starting off on their reading challenge this morning!!! So yesterday was my day off work, which I devoted to reading as much as possible. I’m showing that I spent … Continue reading

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48 HBC Update 1

Friday, 2:45 It’s time to leave to get my kids from their various schools, so this has been my lovely chunk of reading time, interrupted only by checking to make sure that the dumpster my neighbor was having delivered into … Continue reading

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Your Favorite Pirate and 48HBC

Thank you to all the people who entered the giveaway for the Sam Silver: Undercover Pirate books! I hope you all had a great time with Children’s Book Week, and the rest of the stops on the hop, too. And … Continue reading

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Ten (with Giveaway)

It’s hard to believe, but today marks the tenth anniversary of this blog. My children made a 10 out of books to celebrate. I started posting book reviews to Livejournal as sapphireone on this date in 2004.  The blog has … Continue reading

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