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Huh? (BTT)

Today’s Booking Through Thursday: What’s your favorite book that nobody else has heard of? You know, not Little Women or Huckleberry Finn, not the latest best-seller . . . whether they’ve read them or not, everybody “knows” those books. I’m

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Let’s Review (BTT)

I almost forgot about today’s Booking Through Thursday! How much do reviews (good and bad) affect your choice of reading? If you see a bad review of a book you wanted to read, do you still read it? If you

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A plethora of shirts

But first… the latest book review is of Phoebe Atwood Taylor’s The Perennial Boarder. Also, since people have been asking me for more detail about the bar code scanner option over at LibraryThing after I mentioned it the other day,

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LibraryThing—I give up!

Okay, okay, I give up. You all made the LibraryThing book cataloging service sound so good that I had to go and join. And immediately become addicted. Maybe I’ll be able to keep up with it, maybe not, but right

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Catalog & OOP (BTT)

I missed last week’s BTT, so this time I’m doing two weeks in one! This week: Do you use any of the online book-cataloguing sites, like Library Thing or Shelfari? Why or why not? (Or . . . do you

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Rolling (BTT); Wholesome?!

It’s that time again, after several missed weeks: time for the Booking Through Thursday meme! Do you get on a roll when you read, so that one book leads to the next, which leads to the next, and so on

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The Day of Videos

First, yesterday’s book review was of Sebastian Beaumont’s unique and captivating Thirteen. Up next should be the Pastry Queen Christmas and Red Lion Inn cookbooks! Somehow my Amazon reviewer rank is in danger of cracking the top 1,000 (I’m at

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The Pumpkin Pie that Wouldn’t Die

When I review a cookbook I always make the dish as close as possible to the exact recipe—otherwise it wouldn’t be a true test of the cookbook. This is even the case when I’m pretty darn sure there’s a problem

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Massively Caffeinated

I found the new Massively MMO news rag via Plaguelands. It’s kind of like a news rag on too much coffee, but that’s okay. Drop by often, check out their news posts on your favorite games, and enter all the

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Is it Thursday?

*blinks sleepily and glances at the watch* Yes, yes it is. Here are some links to the latest book reviews: The Ghirardelli Chocolate Cookbook Liza Fosburgh, Soups & Stews for Fall and Winter Days Jack R. Nerad, Complete Idiot’s Guide

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Stuff for Gamers

Take a look at the shirts-n-things in our stuff for gamers store.