Category Archives: libraries

Twenty-Five Years Ago Today

Five years ago today, I posted this. I’m reposting it now because reasons. Mainly that I was thinking about it this morning and so I shared it with my English classes. I cried when I read it to them – not for sadness, but because my heart was leaking love for all the people in […]

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The Eggs Are In the Basket

And once again, I have delivered a manuscript. Breathe with me, friends. Ahhhh. We shall see what Agent Meredith thinks of it (if she finds it ready to submit to editors), but meanwhile, I can think about other things for a few minutes. Yay! Other things! (See how glad I am?) Okay. So. Things. Um, […]

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Books Read in June

Oh, friends. I read some of the most excellent ¬†books, mostly courtesy of my public library. Want to hear? Well, of course you do. Here you go, with pictures all courtesy of Amazon, because it’s so, so easy: The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley: If you’re looking for a witty […]

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Libraries

I’ve just been looking over Justine Larbalestier’s post about libraries. She asks her readers for library stories and I immediately thought of one. One completely inappropriate to share with Justine and her fans. But, you know, okay to share with you. My first real job was in the Batesville Public Library. I was in high […]

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