Teaser Tuesday 12/6/11

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following: •Grab your current read •Open to a random page •Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page •BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give […]

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2011 Year-End Reading Plan: Update 2

I’m changing out two books on my YERP. Why? Well, I’ll tell you. First: I fell behind while reading Oliver Twist so I’m taking out Uncle Tom’s Cabin (which is 445 pages) and replacing it with A Gathering of Old Men (which is 214 pages). That will help me move along to get my 52 […]

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Charlie Brown gets Christmas right…

or… Linus does. A Charlie Brown Christmas is still my favorite Christmas special, and this is why. When Linus explains what the true meaning of Christmas is, I still get goosebumps. It’s not watered down, it’s not changed to be “politically correct.” It’s the Christmas story, pure and simple. If there’s a chance you’ve never […]

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Song-lyrics Sunday 12/4/11

Today I’m posting my favorite song on the radio right now. Be sure to check out the vid at the end. I found it on YouTube… it has the lyrics as well. At Your Name by Phil Wickham At Your name The mountains shake and crumble At Your name The oceans roar and tumble At […]

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To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

     To Kill a Mockingbird is a tale about a small southern town during the 1930’s, told from the perspective of a young girl called Scout. Her world of innocent play and school are suddenly changed when her father is appointed by the court to defend a black man who has been accused of raping […]

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Friday Finds 12/2/11

Friday Finds is hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just share the new-to-you books you found during the week — books you either want to add to your TBR (to be read) list, or that you just heard about that sounded interesting. If you’ve discovered them this week, share them […]

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