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Top Ten Quotes from Books

Top Ten Quotes from Books

I can’t resist a good quote post. And The Top Ten Tuesday topic from The Broke and the Bookish today is Top Ten Inspiring Quotes from Books. So, yeah, this is happening. But the subject is a lie, really. I love quotes. I have a database of quotes from movies and tv shows and books […]

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the bane of strong women

the bane of strong women

Years ago, so many years ago the link is long gone and there is no evidence of this quote other than my memory, Scarlett Johansson was giving an interview because she was starring in The Island. I can’t remember the question but her response to it has (obviously) stayed with me. She said how great […]

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My deep, dark book secret

My deep, dark book secret

I have a book secret I almost put into my author bio but my sister encouraged me not to so I wouldn’t alienate any potential non-geek readers. Plus, it’s not particularly related to fairy tales. But it seems just the thing to confess for Sci-Fi November. It’s entirely possible I’ve read more ST:TNG novels than […]

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the genre divide

the genre divide

Most people read sci-fi and fantasy because they enjoy imaginary worlds, extraordinary experiences, ideas beyond our current reality. Some people are biased. They like one genre and refused to acknowledge the merits or engage with the other. I have a friend who runs a sci-fi only book club and absolutely no elements of fantasy are […]

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an evening for a book meme

an evening for a book meme

It’s a quiet evening and I’m feeling whole and maybe a little blissful.  What better time for a book meme: Pick 10 of your favorite books or series.  [I made two lists.  10 fiction and 5 non-fiction.] Post the first sentence of each book. (If one sentence seems too short, post two or three!) Let everyone […]

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