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for: ‘January, 2009’

Wroblewski’s Webcast

If you’ve not read David Wroblewski’s The Story of Edgar Sawtelle, you must.  I reviewed it shortly before Oprah picked it as one of her Book Club selections.  You can read my review here, but be forewarned, I include spoilers, so you may want to wait until after reading. This past Monday evening, Oprah held […]

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Each year I splurge on the Newbery Medal Award-winning and Caldecott Medal Award-winning books.  If you follow the children’s book awards given out by the American Library Association, you’ll know that these awards (in addition to many others) are decided in January, and this past Monday was this year’s announcement day.  [My interest lies in […]

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Requests for Actual Biblical Account of Eve

One question that keeps popping up, from people who’ve already read Eve, is: Which parts are truth, and which parts are fiction? Needless to say, I’m not expecting you, my dear readers, to know the original account of Adam and Eve and their children.  In fact, it may only confuse you.  But for those interested […]

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Publication Day!

Yay!  Today, Eve can be found anywhere books are sold.  Wow.  I almost want to go see it in on the bookshelves, but it’d be a bit desperate to show up at where I’ll be reading in a week, murmuring, “Oh, yes, I look exactly like that woman in the window!  What a coincidence!”  The […]

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Say Hey (I Love You)

I’m not an avid fan of rap, but I couldn’t resist this one.  There’s such sheer unrivaled joy in it, and it says what I want to say to my…patron of the arts.  Yep, that’d be my husband.  I got to thinking the other day that he is exactly that.  I wouldn’t have been able […]

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