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How to Read Like a Writer

by Maria Popova   “All the elements of good writing depend on the writer’s skill in choosing one word instead of another.”   Reading and writing are inextricably intertwined, and literature — like all cultural creation — is an endless labyrinth of influence. And while some have argued that writing well can be taught, our … Continue reading

Top 100 books for children

By Lorna Bradbury, Deputy Literary Editor     Picture Books   1 Curious George by Margret Rey and HA Rey (Houghton Mifflin). The first book of seven, from 1941, about a monkey who is kidnapped by the man in the yellow hat. 2 Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak (Red Fox). One of … Continue reading

If You Were A Book, Which One Would You Be?

50-Word Stories Anniversary: 50 Tales by Vincent Mars (My First E-Book)

Like the stories – easy to read, interesting to imagine, delicious food for your brain! 50-Word Stories Anniversary: 50 Tales by Vincent Mars (My First E-Book).

Imaginative Realism: How to Paint What Doesn’t Exist by James Gurney

Review By Parka      If you are a regular reader of James Gurney’s blog, Gurney Journey, you would expect nothing less. This book is as good as I expected. He dispenses his knowledge as freely as he does on his blog. Here’s what he says about his own book from the introduction: “This is … Continue reading

Cornelia Funke, Inkheart

“Some books should be tasted, some devoured, but only a few should be chewed and digested thoroughly.”

The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery (1943)

Post by Dayana Jardim A pilot who crashed in the Sahara Desert meets a peculiar Little Prince from an unknown planet, and soon they began a friendship that will last forever. The story begins with the Pilot reflecting on his childhood dream to become an artist and how the adults who surrounded him when he … Continue reading

Book of the week: The $100 Startup by Chris Guillebeau

This book differently on my reading list! http://www.bookfinda.com/detail/the-100-startup/9780307951526

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Coming Soon: The Paladin Prophecy

Coming Soon: The Paladin Prophecy.

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