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My Hero Monday: Agatha Christie

My Hero Monday is an original feature (and now a link-up!) from the feminist blog The Book Hugger. In the words of its creator, Chloe, “It celebrates female heroes in our society, and promotes learning about new heroes.” My Hero Monday … Continue reading

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We’re Here, We’re Queer, We’re Readers! – Teens Can Write, Too! May 2014 Blog Chain

This month’s prompt is: What kinds of published books would you like to see more of? That’s a very good question. I’d like to see an increase in many types of books, but two categories stand out to me. I don’t have … Continue reading

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Sherlocked

Last weekend, I was sick. Not sick enough to warrant sleeping all day but too sick to really concentrate on reading, writing, SAT prep, et cetera. So what should I do? TV, I thought. Nine hours and many cups of … Continue reading

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Mystery And Comedy – Teens Can Write, Too! January 2014 Blog Chain

January’s prompt is, If you could co-write a book with one author – living or not – who would it be and what would the book be about? Now, there are many authors with whom I would love to collaborate … Continue reading

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If I Ruled The World Of Reading…

…we would see more of some types of books and less of others. No, my blog isn’t going to turn into a bunch of top ten posts. Sorry for having two in a row, but I was browsing through past … Continue reading

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J.K. Rowling And “Robert Galbraith” – A Controversy

“[The Cuckoo’s Calling] is so well written that I suspect that some years down the road we will hear the author’s name is a pseudonym of some famous writer. You could feel the weather, the tension, the pain, the atmosphere … Continue reading

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Agatha Christie: Queen Of Crime

Doesn’t Agatha Christie look like someone’s kind grandmother, the sort who makes wonderful pies? Actually, she was someone’s grandmother and most likely kind, although I’m not sure about the pies. She did make the most wonderful mystery/crime novels ever, though. It seems … Continue reading

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