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Carry On by Rainbow Rowell

I just finished listening to the recording of “Carry On” by Rainbow Rowell. Had me crying for a few minutes towards the end and a little after. There IS a HEA, but it is bittersweet. “Carry On” is the fanfic

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Counting By 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan

“That’s the thing about time. A second can feel like forever if what follows is heartbreak.” ~Willow Chance (character), from Counting By 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan, pp. 350-351. Though this book is written for children (approx grades 6 thru

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The Truth About Librarians; or What I’ve Been Reading Lately

I am librarian, hear me Shush! When people first learn that I’m a librarian, they say something like, “I’ve always wanted to be a librarian; I love reading so much!” Libraries and librarians always bring reading to mind.  There is

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E-Readers & Independent Booksellers

I work in a library. When people think of me, they think of reading and books. When people give me gifts, they give me books …and  eReaders. I have a small collection of readers.  My first, and oldest, is a

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Off on a Tangent to Happily Ever After

I just read a revealing, but not surprising article in Business Insider called  “Science Says Lasting Relationships Come Down to 2 Basic Traits”  by Emily Esfahani Smith. It’s not surprising in that those two traits are Kindness and Generosity. But

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5.22.14 Reading

I started three books yesterday. The Locker Room by Amy Lane The Locker Room is one of those sweet first love stories. Everything about the characters is awesome. The story is fun, but Amy keeps putting in these little hints

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