Category Archives: Bookish Thoughts

How to Get Paid Peanuts to Review Books You Don’t Want to Read

A few months ago, I shared a post about a job listing I came across willing to pay for book reviews. While my post garnered a lot of interest and chatter, my inquiry about the job did not result in … Continue reading

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I Totally Read That Book…

Image Credit: CBCA Tasmania Always read something that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it.  ~P.J. O’Rourke I love this quotation by P.J. O’Rourke.  I rarely follow the advice, though.  As I’ve admitted here … Continue reading

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Meet Your Next Favorite Book….Where?

Goodreads’ slogan is “Meet Your Next Favorite Book.” This is because it is a wondrous site filled with the opportunity to network, observe and read all about books. There are discussion groups, friends lists and review upon delicious review of … Continue reading

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It’s a matter of the back

Some time ago I came across an article that caught my eye while preparing for a book club meeting. It was my turn to lead the discussion. The book in question was The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield. I was … Continue reading

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First Paragraph Tuesday

Tudor Rules: How Anne Boleyn Helped Me Survive High School by Libby Schmais I laced my stomacher tighter. In the past few weeks, I’d had no interest in food and I was afraid I was beginning to lose some of … Continue reading

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Should Book Bloggers Work For Free?

So the other day, I was perusing the job boards. I subscribe to a variety of Freelance Writing sites and receive messages with links to all kinds of writing work. Usually they are things that I am not qualified to … Continue reading

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Books Brought to you by NPR (and NYT)

I have to be honest with you, I haven’t had much time for reading lately. I’ve reviewed nearly everything I’ve read this year and now I am lacking in material. I am currently in the middle of two books that … Continue reading

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