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Dewey’s Readathon Reading List Lights the Way

Deweys Readathon reading list
This entry is part 32 of 32 in the series Read-a-thon

This entry is part 32 of 32 in the series Read-a-thonDewey’s Readathon Reading List Preparation Creating a Dewey’s Readathon reading list is so much fun because the readathon days are magical for me. I love reading and confess that those wonderful huge blocks of time where I escape to other worlds has eluded me during…

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24 Hour Readathon – Sign up for Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon

Dewey's 24 hour readathon 2015
This entry is part 30 of 32 in the series Read-a-thon

This entry is part 30 of 32 in the series Read-a-thon Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon Dewey’s 24 hour readathon is Saturday, October 17th this year, and I’m getting ready. How about you? I love this readathon. Not only do I spend hours upon hours reading, I am immersed in an event with hundreds and hundreds…

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Readathon Book Stack

Book stack for Dewey's 24-hour readathon 2015
This entry is part 27 of 32 in the series Read-a-thon

This entry is part 27 of 32 in the series Read-a-thonReadathon Book Stack for Dewey’s Readathon Readathon book selection, gathering, and stacking is an important pre-readathon objective if one is to be ready at the stroke of the reading hour. The result is the “readathon stack.” This becomes an image that is propagated on social…

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Weekend readathon 24in48 – Join us

24in48 Weekend Readathon
This entry is part 6 of 32 in the series Read-a-thon

This entry is part 6 of 32 in the series Read-a-thonWeekend Readathon 24in48 November 15-16, 2014 Weekend readathons are fun. This one, rather than a 24-hour reading marathon, allows for 24 hours of reading within a 48-hour time span. Yes, you do get to sleep. I’m in. However, I will be attending the Gregorian Chant…

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Dewey Readathon – Opening Meme

Reading to dogs is a great readathon activity
This entry is part 8 of 32 in the series Read-a-thon

This entry is part 8 of 32 in the series Read-a-thonDewey Readathon Participants and Cheerleaders—A Big Hello! from the Great State of Texas! A bit late to starting the 2014 Dewey Readathon but am ready to read, so here’s my brief intro coming to you from the great state of Texas. I live in Houston…

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Stop, Sit, and Read – Readathon books for 2014

Stop Sit Breathe and Read - Ready for Dewey's Readathon
This entry is part 9 of 32 in the series Read-a-thon

This entry is part 9 of 32 in the series Read-a-thonEven the dogs are readathon-ready! The official readathon books for Dewey’s Readathon 2014 Yep, we are readathon-ready, folks. The dogs are settled. The books are pulled.  The food is prepared. The chair is chosen. What else is there? Oh, the books. Readathon Books – Short…

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Dewey’s Readathon this Saturday and it’s HUGE!

Dewey Readathon October 2014

Dewey’s Readathon—Saturday, October 18, 2014 Dewey’s Readathon is this Saturday, lasts 24 hours, and it is huge. As of right now, there are 789 eager readers ready to hit the pages 12:01 am Saturday. It is an exciting time with Twitter chats and parties, huge reading expectations, cheerleading and challenges, and lots of fun. This is an annual…

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Halloween reading list and plans

Short story - The Tell Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe

Halloween reading list and events Halloween approaches and my interest in horror books is rekindled as I pull together my Halloween reading list. October is a wonderful time for reading, especially if, like me, you adore Edgar Allan Poe. My interest becomes laser-focused as I pull his books from the shelf, stack them on bed…

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Armchair BEA 2014 – A passion for books

Twittered out?
This entry is part 17 of 17 in the series Armchair BEA 2013 - 2014

This entry is part 17 of 17 in the series Armchair BEA 2013 – 2014Armchair BEA 2014 – The participants Armchair BEA 2014 may have satisfied book lust, but I confess, after daily Twitter parties and blog writing and hopping, I do think I’m  ready for a day at the beach. So, you may ask:…

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Beyond Borders – Travel the world one page at a time

Open Door To The Sky
This entry is part 15 of 17 in the series Armchair BEA 2013 - 2014

This entry is part 15 of 17 in the series Armchair BEA 2013 – 2014Following the trail of enchanted pages Books transport me to a different world. I leave one state of being and return to another. For a little while, I’m somewhere else, and often someone else. As a child, I roamed the world…

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Kicking off Armchair BEA 2014

Mad Hatter attend Armchair BEA Introduction
This entry is part 12 of 17 in the series Armchair BEA 2013 - 2014

This entry is part 12 of 17 in the series Armchair BEA 2013 – 2014Reading, Writing, and Books – What’s not to love? Armchair BEA 2014 that virtual book bonanza for book bloggers and readers, is happening this week. Once again, I’m wearing the Mad Hatter hat as I nearly missed the opening day. Luckily,…

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Gathering books for Dewey Readathon

This entry is part 11 of 32 in the series Read-a-thon

This entry is part 11 of 32 in the series Read-a-thonReadathons are good ways to keep the book habit The Dewey 24-hour Readathon is in full swing, so it’s time for me to post my books. This one nearly swept by without me as I only discovered it was on today sometime late last night….

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Jimmy Hoffa in the news and in books

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Jimmy Hoffa and the story of his life and disappearance is a bit like crabgrass: it’s recurring and you can’t seem to get rid of it. Once again the teamster boss makes news with the FBI on the hunt again for his body. I remember Jimmy Hoffa He was hard to miss back in the…

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Travel books top my summer reading list

Are you ready for a little armchair travel with some great travel books?

 Travel books great for armchair travel Travel books litter my bookshelves and declare my lifelong passion for traveling. I was born traveling and made my first move at the tender age of two weeks old. You see, I’m an Army brat. That should be a big clue as to the source of my wanderlust. It’s…

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Weekend getaways in Texas – My new ebook release

Weekend getaways in Texas are explored in new ebook release of Texas guidebook

Vacation ideas -Texas guidebook Imagine my surprise to learn that the weekend getaways in Texas travel guide book that I co-authored is a new ebook release and just in time for summer Texas travel. Had no idea, but it’s a nice surprise. I guess it’s time for Elaine and I to hop back on our…

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