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Book Crafts

Every once in a while I get a crafting bug. Unlike other bugs, staying in bed and drinking lots of fluids is not an appropriate way to get rid of it. The only way to get rid of a crafting bug is to craft. This time around my sights...

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Adaptations

Every avid reader at some point in their life has had the book to movie adaptation discussion.  Sometimes it manifests in general terms, for example are adaptations beneficial or detrimental to the effort of instilling a love of reading into our younger generations. It’s a good question. Some people...

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Reading Through Power Outs

As many of you may know yesterday there was a 6 (ish) hour power outage. The shop was unaffected but my home was not and as it was my day off I found myself without electricity. Luckily not too long before the power cut, I had decided to stop...

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The Subway Game

About once a week I find myself on the subway. I’m not usually lost…okay sometimes I’m lost. The point being that the trips are infrequent enough to find the experience both bemusing and enjoyable. Typically on these excursions I’m journeying to the other side of the city. Therefore the...

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Canada Reads

What a wonderful event! This is the first year I have been able to watch the entire event (with one more day of debates to come tomorrow) and I am thoroughly enjoying it. This year rather than Canada Reads being about which books you love the most the purpose...

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