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The social media challenge about books!

The social media challenge about books!

I wrote last month about my boredom with the ALS ice bucket challenge, so thought that I should devote equal attention to a different social media challenge that I thoroughly enjoyed. My friend Joanne E. posted on her Facebook page, “Here’s the idea: In your status list 10 books that have stayed with you in … Continue reading

Classic fiction generates sales

Classic fiction generates sales

Yesterday I mused whether certain bestsellers will (or did) become classics.  See my previous post here.  I recently came across the list above in the Feb 24, 2014 edition of Publisher’s Weekly.  It reveals the year’s top selling backlist fiction titles, which includes books that have been on sale for longer than one year.  Four … Continue reading

A Book List of Memoirs

This is a list of memoirs that I’ve read since I began writing my own memoir, as well as a few I’ve read before my project and a few that are still on my bookshelf.  Some are better written than others.  Recommendations welcome! Me Melvin ‘N Andy by Andy Anderson Nautilus 90 North by William … Continue reading

My Favorite Books About New England

I was thinking as I posted my old high school reading list for English class that I should start a few lists of my own.  Here’s my first attempt at a book list for one of my favorite subjects – New England!  I’ll add more titles as I think of them. Adult Fiction: The Running … Continue reading