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Item(s) Spotlight: New Books in My Etsy Shop

I’ve added a slew of new old books to my Etsy shop, including this one that Abebooks.com listed as really valuable. Many of these came from the same collection (as noted by the bookplate on the inner cover, and don’t … Continue reading

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March Reading Wrapup

March was a depressing reading month, but early on I finished one book I really liked. The Apartment  (not an affiliate link – I just linked you to the book on Amazon, not that there’s anything wrong with ALs.) by … Continue reading

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Item Spotlight: The College Writer

About a year and a half ago when I decided to launch a vintage book shop on Etsy and I started shopping for books, I came across a few collections of miniature books. Not miniature like dollhouse-sized, but miniature as … Continue reading

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Failt!Lá fhéile Pádraig sona dhuit! If you’re interested in a subdued celebration of quiet reading, Goodreads has an extensive list of popular books by Irish authors you can check out here. It includes well-known classics  you may or may not … Continue reading

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Item Spotlight: Betty Crocker’s Foods Men Like

Betty Crocker outdid herself with Foods Men Like: Sure-to-please Recipes for the Man in Your Life. This might be my greatest estate sale find to date, if you don’t count the Betty Crocker cookbook in which the original owner chronicled her … Continue reading

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February Fiction

It felt as if I was reading a lot in February, but I only made it through one and a half novels. (In non-fiction, I finished The Life Giving Home, which I don’t have much to say about now, nor … Continue reading

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January Non-Fiction: Business, Branding, and Writing

January’s been all about non-fiction, and work-related non-fiction especially. I’m not even halfway through one novel (The Good Lawyer), but I’ve finished three books on copywriting, marketing, and  branding. And I’m pleased to report all have been valuable – So … Continue reading

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Reading Recap 2016

My reading goals were assertive in 2016 and despite falling short, I’m happy with what I accomplished. Originally, I intended to finish two books per month and stayed on track until the weather began to improve – so about the first … Continue reading

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Favorite Baseball Books

In honor of the beginning of the 2016 baseball season, I thought I’d throw together a quick list of my favorite baseball books. Feel free to comment and add your own – there are plenty of great options available! Squeeze … Continue reading

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Big News!

Come visit at KBJ Writing and Books!

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