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Characters for an Epic Tale – Create Your Own!

While the illustrator of this image calls them “epic tales”, almost all of thesethese characters seem to be directly out of fairy tales and mythology. (Technology-based characters aside, of course.) The Brothers Grimm, Hans Christian Andersen, Charles Perrault, Andrew Lang*, … Continue reading

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The Comfort of Rereading Books

Currently, I am on my fourth go around with A Clash of Kings, the 2nd book in the now-ridiculously popular Song of Ice and Fire series (aka Game of Thrones) by George R.R. Martin. I’ve read book 1 about five … Continue reading

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RIP Maurice Sendak – Let the wild rumpus pause…

It was a shock to hear that author Maurice Sendak had died. Yes, he was 83, and yes, he’d recently had a stroke, so it shouldn’t be too much of a surprise, but nonetheless, it was. Like so many of … Continue reading

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Coolest Bookmark Ever

With a Kindle this might not be as necessary, but for the hundreds upon hundreds of real books out there (and in piles on my floor), these seem like an absolute necessity. No more kitty, puppy, or baby themed bookmarks … Continue reading

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