Tag Archives: reading

Addictive authors I’ve been reading

Carol O’Connell and her Mallory books: Stories revolve around murders and a group of NYC detectives. One in particular is Kathleen Mallory who’s had a checkered past as a runaway, street rat, thief, hacker, dark horse, and overall enigma. The … Continue reading

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Busy book readin’

I’ll do up some proper “reviews” later, but I’m really digging into some interesting murder mysteries these days. The fictional kind. Although, the library did just get the new book The Man from the Train that touches on the Villisca … Continue reading

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Banned Book Club reads Fahrenheit 451

I got tricked into thinking it was a longer book; the 60th Anniversary Edition I snagged from the library is 2/3 story and 1/3 commentary and essays about the book and author, Ray Bradbury. Montag lives in a future where … Continue reading

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All Hallows Read sounds like a fun idea

Give someone a scary book for Halloween is how this is being plugged. From the FAQ page: All Hallow’s Read is a Hallowe’en tradition. It’s simply that in the week of Hallowe’en, or on the night itself, you give someone … Continue reading

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Memo to self: promote more books

As evidenced by the “massive” upticks in hits today, it’s clear that book promotion has a big influence on traffic. I prefer those hits over the many searches for “Helen Keller satanist” that have also led to me. I’m grateful … Continue reading

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Word on the Street is on in Saskatoon today

This sounds like fun. Saskatoon & Region Family Literacy Advisory Group will be hosting an informal, fun information area to promote several of its local literacy organizations. On behalf of this group, staff from READ Saskatoon and the Saskatoon Public … Continue reading

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I can’t imagine not wanting to read

I don’t even read as much as I used to, but I still love to do it. I guess more of my reading has turned to articles for this site rather than fiction. I’ve got a book nearly done here, … Continue reading

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Banned Books Week snuck up on me

Dammit. I would have mentioned it earlier had I realized. Yes, Banned Books Week runs from September 26th to October 3rd and I think I need a calendar that just lists this kind of thing. Anything to do with annual … Continue reading

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