Sunday Salon: Readathon Wrap-Up

Whew, the Readathon is over, for now! First I have to say, thank you, thank you, thank you to the fantastic organizers, my super-human co-Cheerio Trish, and our amazing cheerleaders. You guys did such a wonderful job!! I’d love to catch up with everyone today, but instead I’ll be studying like mad and then driving […]

Dewey’s Read-A-Thon Mini-Challenge: Hodge-Podge Proposals

Welcome, Dewey’s 24-Hour Read-A-Thon participants! Need a break from reading or cheering? Then why not try your hand at a hodge-podge proposal? You could win one of the fabulous Read-A-Thon prizes…and have a little fun, I hope! Here’s what you must do to participate in the Hodge-Podge Proposals Mini-Challenge. First, grab a pen and paper, […]

Readathon Updates: October 2011

Already read my intro? Skip to the updates! It’s Readathon time!! Last week I showed everyone my planned reading and blogging places. Well, my plans have changed a bit; I’m now visiting my parents, so I’ll be reading from their fabulous couch instead! There’s also a big slouchy armchair near the fireplace you can bet […]

Sunday Salon: The Read-A-Thon Approacheth! and More!

Winner of Another Bad-Dog Book! First order of business is to announce the winner of the signed copy of Another Bad-Dog Book by Joni B. Cole. It goes to… Amy! Congratulations! Winner has been notified and has 48 hours to respond. If you enjoy essays, especially humorous ones about life, this is a collection worth […]

Banned Books Week and BAND: Two Lists

Banned Books Week It’s Banned Books Week, the yearly event always sneaks up on me! This year, I failed to intentionally choose a specific banned book with which to celebrate the week in time. Instead, I decided to revisit the lists the ALA has on their website of banned and challenged books and take another […]