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Top Ten Places in Books I’d Want to Visit

This week Top Ten Tuesday is asking us to share places from books we’d like to visit.  Allllllllllllllll aboard! 1. Hogwart’s 2. Al’s Diner with a Portal to 1958, a la 11/22/1968 Obviously this one is immediately on my mind … Continue reading

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Top Ten Tuesday: Best Books of 2018, So Far

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday, hosted by the Artsy Reader Girl, is the best books we’ve read in 2018. In order of my reading them… Star Trek the Fall: Ceremony of Losses, David Mack Poetry Night at the Ballpark, Bill … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday: Murder on the Moor?

Teaser Tuesday bids participants to share a two-sentence excerpt from their current read.  It’s hosted by Books and a Beat. I stopped dead the other afternoon in my walk across the moor, where once the dismal outskirts of Swathinglea straggled … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday: The Empty Throne

It’s been ages since I did a Teaser Tuesday, but it’s Tuesday and here I sit with a Bernard Cornwell quotation worth sharing. At night, in the hall, when the hearth smoke thickens about the beams and the ale-horns are … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday (20 May)

     “Sometimes all a reader can do is sit back and watch the words go by: The same arrested relay of emulative métis underlies Oydessean architectural theory. For in the female invention ‘of making threats adhere to one another’ … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday (4 Feb)

“We asked for help,” said the other priest, “to ensure that the light of the gospel isn’t extinguished from Britain, so that the pagans defeated utterly, and so the love of Christ will fill this land.”“What he means,” Pyrlig explained, … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday 19 Nov: Martin Eden

“Here was something to live for, to win to, to fight for — ay, and die for. The books were true. There were such women in the world.” p. 8, Martin Eden; Jack London Share your own ‘teases’ at Should … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday (20 August)

It’s easy to be foolish, he thought. It’s dead simple, really. All you have to be is human and to allow yourself to do the human things, like fall in love with somebody when you know there’s no point and … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday (28 May): Sugar, Sugar

First, the food companies themselves are hooked on salt, sugar, and fat. Their relentless drive to achieve the greatest allure for the lowest possible cost has drawn them, inexorably, to these three ingredients time and time again. Sugar not only … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday (26 March)

One man from Nebraska even wrote us a couple of times, filling his envelopes with books and brochures. He apologized for always filling my mailbox and ended one of his letters with, “I’m just so excited that you’ll be coming … Continue reading

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