Monthly Archives: August 2008

D.O.A. Recommends Scott Westerfeld’s Uglies Series

http://toonlet.com/embed/strip?i=15685 CLICK TO SEE FULL CARTOON I’m not really ready to write my review, but I did do the cartoon last week and I might as well put the beginnings of the post out here. I have had an actual … Continue reading

Posted in book reviews, dystopias, Extras, Pretties, science fiction, Scott Westerfeld, Specials, Uglies | 6 Comments

Foods I have eaten from Lady Crumpet

So…I am a really picky eater, no question. My husband and son are worse, though it seems impossible. I came across the list below on the oddly named site “Lady Crumpet’s Armoire. It comes with rules: 1) Copy this list … Continue reading

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Another Animoto Short

I really like Animoto and am suggesting we use it for pictures of an in-construction building and a building in the remodel process for our official web site. Here is another Animoto short, set to another type of music from … Continue reading

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Carolyn G. Hart begins a new series this fall

One of my favorite mystery authors is Carolyn G. Hart. Although I began reading mysteries with “The Body Farm” by Patricia Cornwell, I wanted to find more good authors to read once I had finished everything Cornwell had out at … Continue reading

Posted in Alice Kimberly, Annie Darling, Aunt Dimity, Bailey Ruth Raeburn, Carolyn G Hart, Ghost at work, Ghosts Fiction, Haunted Bookshop Mysteries, Henri O, Mysteries, Nancy Atherton | Leave a comment

ALA Fake Poster Starring You!

ALA isn’t as boring as it used to be, is it? You can create this mini poster which has many uses in library promotion. Start your career in posterdom right here.

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Super D.O.A. and D.O.A. Doggie

Tis the season for superheroes! Since I dug my comics collection out of the closet this weekend, it is appropriate that I steal once more from the fascinating Librarian in Black’s blog and present Super D.O.A. I’ve loved superheroes (and … Continue reading

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D.O.A. Recommends

http://toonlet.com/embed/strip?i=15352 For middle grade and up readers who can take alot of suspense and genuinely scary situations, I recommend Darkside by Tom Becker. This is the first book in the series, and it is one of those rare books that … Continue reading

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