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Sunday, April 26, 2015 12:11:48 PM (3 hours ago)
Becky Laney wrote a blog post titled April Short Stories:
Becky said, "April Short Stories (original sign-up post) (my list of 52) (challenge hosted by Bibliophilopolis)King Diamonds "The Child's Story" by Charles Dickens 2 Diamonds "Curious if True" by Elizabeth Gaskell from The Grey Woman and Other Stories Ace..." more

Sunday, April 26, 2015 12:11:48 PM (3 hours ago)
Becky Laney wrote a blog post titled Revisiting Charlotte's Web:
Becky said, "Charlotte's Web. E.B. White. Illustrated by Garth Williams. 1952. HarperCollins. 192 pages. [Source: Review copy] "Where's Papa going with that ax?" said Fern to her mother as they were setting the table for breakfast."Out to the hoghouse,"..." more

Sunday, April 26, 2015 12:01:48 PM (3 hours ago)
Susan Stephenson wrote a blog post titled Children’s iPad App, Peek-a-Word:
Susan said, "Children’s iPad App Review by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.comHere’s a really simple iPad word game app for young kids - Peek-a-Word: A Game for Developing Observation Skills. From the developer:An entertaining game that helps young..." more

Sunday, April 26, 2015 11:27:50 AM (4 hours ago)
Gail Gauthier wrote a blog post titled Conference Day:
Gail said, "I spent yesterday at the New England Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators spring conference. A very good day for me. In the past when I've attended professional events, I've reported on the people I knew who I ran into. Well, I seem..." more

Sunday, April 26, 2015 11:27:50 AM (4 hours ago)
Sienna Wildfield wrote a blog post titled Learning Ahead: April 27th-May 1st, 2015:
Sienna said, "Weekday community-based educational opportunities can be found throughout the four counties of Western MA all week long! This week in "Learning Ahead," we are featuring 14 community-based educational opportunities that can be selected to support..." more

Sunday, April 26, 2015 11:15:49 AM (4 hours ago)
Glenda Bixler wrote a blog post titled Paul M. Kramer Shares "The Silver Lining" During National Poetry Month:
Glenda said, "THE SILVER LININGFinding love between the raindropsSeeing beauty where others see ordinaryGood that comes out of bad.The promise of tomorrowOur hopes and our dreamsThe sunshine beyond the cloudsTransforming negativity into positivityForgiveness and..." more

Sunday, April 26, 2015 11:11:48 AM (4 hours ago)
Caroline Arnold wrote a blog post titled PUT THE STRIPES ON THE ZEBRA WORKSHOP at Beach School, Piedmont, CA:
Caroline said, "Last Wednesday I had a delightful visit with two classes of  kindergarteners at Beach School in Piedmont, California. We met in the library where I made a short presentation about my books and my cut paper illustration process and then the..." more

Sunday, April 26, 2015 10:25:48 AM (5 hours ago)
Tom Sarmo wrote a blog post titled Amazing Victorians:
Tom said, " Who's dour and stodgy?Much criticized, and often stereotyped as a dour, stodgy era, the Victorian period actually exploded with vibrant art and scientific discoveries, fueled by the inquisitiveness and varied passions of the people during that..." more

Sunday, April 26, 2015 10:19:48 AM (5 hours ago)
Patrick Girouard wrote a blog post titled I'm A Rocketman

Sunday, April 26, 2015 10:04:02 AM (5 hours ago)
Marjolein Blm wrote a blog post titled My Secret Guide to Paris by Lisa Schroeder:
Marjolein said, "Publisher: ScholasticRelease Date: February 24th 2015Pages: 224Source: Publisher for reviewAge Range: Middle GradeNora always was curious to see Paris. Her grandmother Sylvia used to live there and tells Nora the most fabulous..." more

Sunday, April 26, 2015 9:55:48 AM (6 hours ago)
Burt Abreu wrote a blog post titled 6TH GOLDEN KUKER INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FESTIVAL SELECTION COMMITTEE 28 February – 6 March 2016, Sofia, Bulgaria:
Burt said, "Most people that I know don’t really enjoy sitting on festival selection committees, but watching 14 or 16 hours a day of animation is my idea of heaven.  I was delighted when festival director..." more

Sunday, April 26, 2015 9:55:48 AM (6 hours ago)
Marva Dasef wrote a blog post titled Writing Tips - Down with Obese Books!:
Marva said, "What's the most obese book you've read? I'll nominate "Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell" at a hefty 1024 pages. BBC is making a TV mini-series out of it because it's too hugely overwritten to fit into a 2-hour movie. What is with people writing..." more

Sunday, April 26, 2015 9:41:48 AM (6 hours ago)
Becky Laney wrote a blog post titled Revisiting Scarlet (2012):
Becky said, "Scarlet. A.C. Gaughen. 2012. Walker. 292 pages. [Source: Library]I first read Scarlet last year. I really enjoyed it, but, not as much as I ended up enjoying the second book in the series, Lady Thief. So. Scarlet is a retelling of Robin Hood. The..." more

Sunday, April 26, 2015 9:21:52 AM (6 hours ago)
Rena Jones wrote a blog post titled Thirty-four years ...:
Rena said, "April 24th marked the 34th anniversary of Rick and my first date in 1981. I met Rick through a mutual friend during PE class. A few days later he asked me to a local dance for the annual Ojai Tennis Tournament. I was looking for the earliest..." more

Sunday, April 26, 2015 9:13:48 AM (6 hours ago)
Glen C Strathy wrote a blog post titled en medias res???:
Glen C said, "Hello, I first want to say that I appreciate all of your brilliant advice to you give on this site. I find them all extremely helpful. My question this"

Sunday, April 26, 2015 9:05:48 AM (6 hours ago)
Gloria Oliver wrote a blog post titled Virtual Tourist - ZMR 4/26/15:
Gloria said, "Morning!Tried a new game (for me) yesterday. Multiplayer First Person Shooter. Has PVP (Bleah!) as well as PVE (YEAH!) zones. Ended up getting dizzy as sin but it was definitely intense!ZMR - Zombies, Monsters, RobotsPart of the Newbie Tutorial -..." more

Sunday, April 26, 2015 8:51:53 AM (7 hours ago)
Vicki Stanton wrote a blog post titled Nanna’s Boot Camp:
Vicki said, "Nanna’s Boot Camp by Vicki Griffin (Morris Publishing)  PB RRP $15.00ISBN 9780987543462Reviewed by Francine Sculli When one hears boot camp these days, we automatically think of sweat, tears and lycra. But Vicki Griffin’s Nanna’s Boot..." more

Sunday, April 26, 2015 8:45:54 AM (7 hours ago)
Glenda Bixler wrote a blog post titled "Wish Upon the Moon" Shared by A. F. Stewart during National Poetry Month:
Glenda said, "Light through a prism, and we see colour. Colour is all around, enveloping our lives and feelings. Through tinted shades we see the world, with emotional ties that bind. Within the book, Colours of Poetry, you will find eleven sections,..." more

Sunday, April 26, 2015 8:22:01 AM (7 hours ago)
Trudy Zufelt wrote a blog post titled Book Review: Could An Octopus Climb a Skyscraper by Aleksei Bitskoff & Camilla de la Bédoyère:
Trudy said, "FTC Disclosure: Book received at no charge to facilitate review.Ask anybody how many arms an octopus has and you're bound to get the right answer. What if an octopus needed shoes for her arms? How many pairs would she need? Or what if an octopus was..." more

Sunday, April 26, 2015 8:12:28 AM (7 hours ago)
Kristin Karcher added Saint Tarcisius to her Bookshelf
Kristin said, "I am trying to find copies"

Sunday, April 26, 2015 8:01:48 AM (7 hours ago)
Debbie Reese wrote a blog post titled Children's Books that Mock Native Names, Paving the Way for Adam Sandler's Satire:
Debbie said, "On Thursday (April 23, 2015), Vince Shilling, writing at Indian Country Today, broke a news story that was quickly picked up by social media sites (like Gawker) and then news media, too (like CNN, and in the UK, the Guardian).Shilling's story is..." more

Sunday, April 26, 2015 7:58:09 AM (8 hours ago)
Nancy Allen wrote a blog post titled Value of a Critique Partner:
Nancy said, "Recently my critique buddy and I have been writing one-paragraph and one-page synopses of our manuscripts. We ship each synopsis back and forth for comments and suggestions. Trusted feedback from a reliable source is invaluable. A new set of eyes..." more

Sunday, April 26, 2015 7:55:48 AM (8 hours ago)
Sherry Ellis wrote a blog post titled Bag Slippers:
Sherry said, "Bubba is on a bag roll. A couple of days ago, you may recall that he wanted to pop popcorn in a brown paper lunch bag. Well, since he found the bags, he decided that they'd be great for all kinds of other things. Like making slippers.I was in my..." more

Sunday, April 26, 2015 7:17:48 AM (8 hours ago)
Milo Fowler wrote a blog post titled Attempting a New Marketing Strategy:
Milo said, "Believe it or not, I'm not a big fan of promoting myself. I go through bouts of marketing my work via social media, but my heart is seldom in it. If I'm going to be sitting in front of a computer, I'd rather be writing, editing, and..." more

Sunday, April 26, 2015 7:17:48 AM (8 hours ago)
Mattias Adolfsson wrote a blog post titled Close to the finish line