Spring Library Sale Haul

As has become a biannual tradition, I recently went to a used book sale that one of the local public libraries hosted. You know the kind: where nearly everything is $4 or less so you come away with an armful of books, blowing up your TBR in the process. Here’s what I got: 1: TheContinue reading “Spring Library Sale Haul”

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Spring Library Sale

Our local library had its semi-annual book sale some weeks ago, and now finally, I’m here to blog the results! (And sorry there are no pictures. The camera’s not cooperating today.) On to the list: Best Film Plays, 1943-44 edited by John Gassner and Dudley Nichols A collection of ten classic screenplays, among them TheContinue reading “Spring Library Sale”

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Top Ten Tuesday: Ten Five Authors Discovered in 2015

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. 2015, I’m afraid, hasn’t been a banner year for reading in general, let alone reading new authors. I tend to stick to the tried and true, but I did manage to find some intriguing, new-to-me authors this year. These aren’t allContinue reading “Top Ten Tuesday: Ten Five Authors Discovered in 2015″

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Book Review: My Name Is Asher Lev by Chaim Potok

Year of First Publication: 1972 Year of Publication for This Edition: 2003 Number of Pages: 369 Publisher: Anchor Books Genre: Fiction Sub-Genres: Jewish Literature, Bildungsroman Subjects: Art, Hasidism, Families, Mothers, Fathers Note: this post contains an affiliate link. I would put all the world into light and shade, bring life to all the wide and tiredContinue reading “Book Review: My Name Is Asher Lev by Chaim Potok”

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First Impressions: My Name Is Asher Lev

I made a sort of tacit promise to myself that, so far as I could help it, I was going to read only one book at a time, at least for the next few months. I promptly threw that plan out the window when I returned from a Barnes and Noble trip with a copyContinue reading “First Impressions: My Name Is Asher Lev

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