Monthly Archives: November 2008

Twilight Time: If I See the Movie Will I Want to Read the Book?

Heavenly shades of night are fallingIt’s twilight timeOut of the mist your voice is callingIt’s twilight timeWhen purple colored curtainsMark the end of the dayI hear you my dear at twilight time Deepening shadows gather splendorAs day is doneFingers of … Continue reading

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Dear Reader, you left (fill in the blank) in your Library Book

When I weed I look at the condition of dupicates and keep the ones in the best condition. I discard books with food, water and indeterminate stains. When I page through, I find all sorts of things I know the … Continue reading

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Dana Stabenow’s 15 novels in Four Minutes

With great flair and sound effects, in about 3 minutes and 55 seconds author Dana Stabenow describes the essence of the plots for her Kate Shugak novels, set in Alaska. If you’ve been looking for a new mystery author and … Continue reading

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piZap! Yourself, and a Bookish Meme

Via the Generator Blog, that temple of coolness, we have piZap (www.pizap.com) photo editing software that lets you add fun conversation balloons and more to an image. Even better, you can buy that image on t-shirts, stickers, mugs etc. right … Continue reading

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Roald Dahl Funny Prize Winners

The First Annual Roald Dahl Funny Prize Winners were announced on November 13, 2008. The funniest book for children six and under is The Witches Children Go to School by Ursula Jones, illustrated by Russell Ayto. This is the third … Continue reading

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What 80s Song Are You? And Aren’t you Ashamed to Ask?

I love music from the 80s. I can’t help it. But I hate the song they assigned me, and in fact all the songs on their list. Bleh. Correction- I love “Money for Nothing” What 80’s song are you? Your … Continue reading

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What Kind of Reader Are You?

Cheesy Quizmania running wild! Here’s another, you Bookworm, you! What Kind of Reader Are You? Your Result: Dedicated Reader   You are always trying to find the time to get back to your book. You are convinced that the world … Continue reading

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Where Dewey Really Fit In?

Thanks to Bill Crider and his Pop Culture magazine site for this Dewey Decimal Quiz that analyzes you into your ideal Dewey Number. Librarian D.O.A.’s Dewey Decimal Section: 475 Classical Latin grammar Librarian D.O.A. = 292818914451 = 292+818+914+451 = 2475 … Continue reading

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D.O.A. Recommends Red Knife by William Kent Krueger

The powerful eighth book in William Kent Krueger’s Cork O’Connor mystery series opens with a young Anishinaabeg warrior preparing for his first war party. This traditional scene and the fear and ultimate triumph the boy feels over his foe leads … Continue reading

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Star Wars Serenade

In Ghostbusters they say “Don’t cross the streams!” (a useful phrase if there ever was one), and this would usually go on my game blog but this guy has a voice like an angel and I thought anyone at all … Continue reading

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