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Novel Study Tradition Begins

June 2, 2008

One of my all-time favourite books is Heartbeat by Sharon Creech. I stumbled upon it one day because I was getting tired of my daily commute to work. I decided that I would start listening to audio books on the drive instead of CDs or the radio. I [Keep Reading]

The Best Comic Books

May 6, 2008

In response to a comment from last week’s post on comics, I have compiled a short list of comics that are definitely worth reading. Many of these titles can be found at your public library in the Graphic Novel section. This is how I discovered [Keep Reading]

Recommended Reads # 6

January 21, 2008

Story by Robert McKee I first heard of this book from a comic book convention. I sat in on a writer’s panel discussion and was quite fascinated. It was amazing to hear writers speak of their craft, characters, and creations. I have been to a few [Keep Reading]

Recommended Reads # 4

October 25, 2007

I just finished A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith. I wanted to read it because it gets referenced in so many other works of art. Even rap songs mention this literary classic. Upon reading it, I can see why. It is a very poetic and touching [Keep Reading]

Recommended Reads # 3

September 28, 2007

On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King This book is part autobiography part writing manual. It is an excellent read for anyone who anyone who writes. King shares his story and advice on how to write. He examines many aspects of writing [Keep Reading]

Recommended Reads # 2

September 7, 2007

Recommended Reads is a series of this blog where I share with you some of my favourite books. You can keep track of all the recommended reads by clicking on the label on the sidebar. I know that there are thousands of good books and that there is no [Keep Reading]

Recommended Reads # 1

July 26, 2007

I enjoy reading and would like to share some of my favourite books with you. This is the first of what I hope is to be several entries under this header. Heartbeat by Sharon Creech This book sounds amazing! It is a verse novel and at first glance it [Keep Reading]
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