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What Makes a Reader Pick Up a Book By a Debut Author? by Jody Hedlund

If you’re like me, you probably have a handful of tried-and-true authors that you adore. We only have to see their name and we rush out to buy their book. We don’t have to look at the back cover blurb … Continue reading

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My Five Star Fiction for 2018

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My Five-Star Non-Fiction of 2018

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Review of A Fatal Grace

  In Louise Penny’s A Fatal Grace, Chief Inspector Armand Gamache is called to the cozy village of Three Pines at Christmas to investigate the murder of C. C. de Poitiers. The fact that de Poitiers ended up dead is … Continue reading

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Latin is Still Alive

A common belief among people is that Latin has ceased to exist centuries ago, or, in other words, Latin died. But, is Latin really dead? And, as language nerds, do we believe this without first considering the facts? So, in … Continue reading

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Why Anne of Green Gables Is One of My Favorite Novels By Tim Challies

I suppose it’s not a “manly” thing to admit, but Anne of Green Gables is one of my favorite novels, and one I read often. I am drawn to the character Lucy Maud Montgomery created—a quirky child who sees the … Continue reading

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What are some interesting facts about books or reading in general? By Devashish Patil

Some of the interesting facts about books and reading are: There are nearly 130 million(129,864,880 to be exact) books in the entire world. It would take 60,000 years to read all the books in the world. The three most read … Continue reading

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