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"Waiting On" Wednesdays: The Falconer

“Waiting On” Wednesdays: The Falconer

Waiting on Wednesdays

Waiting on Wednesdays is a weekly event hosted at Breaking the Spine. The purpose is to spotlight upcoming book releases that we are excited for.

The Falconer (The Falconer, #1) by Elizabeth May Hardcover, US, 336 pages Publication Date: May 6th 2014
Publisher: Chronicle Books ISBN: 9781452114231 Add it: To your TBR Pile or your “Want to Read” list on Goodreads.

Heiress. Debutant.…

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Teaser Tuesdays: The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight

Teaser Tuesdays: The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight

Teaser Tuesdays

It’s time for another “Teaser Tuesday!”

This feature (or meme)  is one I discovered on my friend Kim’s site Book Munchies, and is hosted by MizB of the Should Be Reading blog. For those of you who would like to play along at home (or more specifically on your homepage), here is how Teaser Tuesdays work.

- Grab (one of) your current read(s) and open it to a random page
– Share two (2) “teaser”…

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libraryjournal:

ex-tabulis:

Just a few of the librarians, archivists, and repositories that make an appearance in my “Librarians in pop culture” slideshow for our library’s ice cream social. Thanks, everyone, for the suggestions (they all made it in there, plus a ton more), and happy National Library Week!

Librarians rule!

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Sex Education in American Public Schools

We can do better.

Sex Education in America Sex Education in American Public Schools We can do better.

huffingtonpost:

Experts told this artist her dream was impossible. It’s a good thing she didn’t listen.

I love stories like this. When people just have a level of determination, spirit, and sense of self that drives them forward in the face of any opposition. People like this inspire me to not give up, and to keep trying, keep reaching for things that I want, that may at the time seem to be out of my reach. What an amazing example of showing people it’s okay — sometimes better than okay – to be different.

Dream It, Believe It, Achieve It huffingtonpost: Experts told this artist her dream was impossible. It’s a good thing she didn’t listen.

MegaAwesome Adventures Book Panel!

MegaAwesome Adventures Book Panel!

This photo, courtesy of Rick Riordan, was taken from a private school auditorium in Wellesley, MA where my friend Kim (blogger at Book Munchies) and I attended an author panel with Mega-Awesome children’s authors: Rick Riordan, Eoin Colfer, Ridley Pearson, and Jonathan Stroud! Yes, it was quite the super-star panel. It was great to hear a little bit about each of the authors’ insights into some…

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"Waiting On" Wednesdays: Mirror Sight

“Waiting On” Wednesdays: Mirror Sight

Waiting on Wednesdays

Waiting on Wednesdays is a weekly event hosted at Breaking the Spine. The purpose is to spotlight upcoming book releases that we are excited for.

For my first “Waiting On” Wednesday post, I’ve got the soon-to-be-latest book in one of my all-time favorite series:

Mirror SightMirror Sight (Green Rider #5) by Kristen Britain Hardcover, 784 pages Publication Date: May 6th 2014Publisher: DAW Hardcover ISBN:…

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Teaser Tuesdays: Daughter of Smoke and Bone

Teaser Tuesdays: Daughter of Smoke and Bone

Teaser Tuesdays

It’s time for another “Teaser Tuesday!”

This feature (or meme)  is one I discovered on my friend Kim’s site Book Munchies, and is hosted by MizB of the Should Be Reading blog. For those of you who would like to play along at home (or more specifically on your homepage), here is how Teaser Tuesdays work.

- Grab (one of) your current read(s) and open it to a random page
– Share two (2) “teaser”…

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unicef:

Hats off to these six Syrian artists who have made it into the Guinness Book of World Records – and given a Damascus primary school something to be proud of. They’ve fashioned the world’s largest mural made from scrap. Why? “Damascus is wounded and sad… and creating something beautiful from rubbish means that we can rebuild despite the destruction.” Read the article, via BuzzFeed: http://uni.cf/1kD8AgZ

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