My mini-Canlit-read-a-thon on Canada Day, 2014 (I)

2014-08-15T06:53:27-05:00

Sometimes a stack of reading goes stale. For no good reason. You know what I mean. Maybe you're just bored with the covers. Or you've been teasing the books along with a page here and there, when they needed some quality one-on-one time. That's where I was with my stack,

My mini-Canlit-read-a-thon on Canada Day, 2014 (I)2014-08-15T06:53:27-05:00

Dutch Lit Weekend: A Belated Celebration

2014-07-11T16:20:26-05:00

So Iris' Dutch Lit month was in June, right? Many of you likely participated during June. Which, of course, was the point: a shared celebration of Dutch Lit. I was planning to do that too. And I did have my copy of Hella S. Haasse's The Tea Lords well ahead

Dutch Lit Weekend: A Belated Celebration2014-07-11T16:20:26-05:00

Monica Dickens: World’s End Series

2014-07-11T16:09:00-05:00

I borrowed books in this series repeatedly as a girl. I knew exactly which shelves they were on. If that old library was still operational, I think I could find them in an instant. What I wasn't so sure of, was whether I would enjoy the stories as much as

Monica Dickens: World’s End Series2014-07-11T16:09:00-05:00

Sydney Taylor’s All-of-a-Kind Family Downtown (1972)

2014-03-14T19:47:04-05:00

Taylor, Sydney. All-of-a-Kind Family Downtown (1972) Illus. Beth and Joe Krush Although written/published later, this fits into the series as the second volume. It's simple math, really. Although it's not exactly simple to track the ages of all six children. But here they are: Ella, 13; Henny, 11; Sarah, 8; Charlotte,

Sydney Taylor’s All-of-a-Kind Family Downtown (1972)2014-03-14T19:47:04-05:00
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