Tag Archives: books

i love chronicle books

This is just one more reason I love Chronicle Books. They are doing a pretty interesting giveaway. It’s called Happy Haulidays (link will give you details and rules). In a nutshell: bloggers post up to $500 worth of Chronicle products … Continue reading

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books i read in 2008

Happy Birthday Monster (cl, se)Olivia Helps with Christmas (cl, se)John, Paul, George & Ben by Lane Smith (cl)Cowboy & Octopus (cl, se)Strawberry Freckleface by Julianne Moore (cl, se)Minnie and Moo & The Seven Wonders of the World by Denys Cazet … Continue reading

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only six books

This has been going around my neighborhood. Because I switched high schools, I missed out on a lot of American Literature. The Big Read reckons that the average adult has only read 6 of the top 100 books they’ve printed.” … Continue reading

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beautiful children – free

You can download a copy of Beautiful Children for free until 2/29. You can read it using Acrobat Reader. I already have a copy (signed). It is downstairs in the entryway. Still unopened in the box Powell's sent it in. … Continue reading

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qotd: book recommendations

Where do you get recommendations for new books to read? I am always looking for a good book, and have lots of sources. Here are just a few: DailyCandy: I currently subscribe to almost all of the DailyCandy newsletters because … Continue reading

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i guess we are being protected

I am feeling a combination of sad, violated and angry. Our storage space in Emeryville was broken into. It probably happened two weeks ago. It may or may not have had anything to do with the recent calls B received … Continue reading

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life is better with a bunny on your head

A Boy and His Bunny (Bccb Blue Ribbon Picture Book Awards (Awards)) Sean Bryan Sometimes you just need a silly poem of a book to make you smile. This is a true gem. A boy wakes up with a bunny … Continue reading

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a page turner

Why Moms Are Weird Pamela Ribon Pamie has a new book!  I set out to read a chapter or two the other night and ended up staying up until dawn to finish it.  It was laugh out loud funny!  I … Continue reading

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on the night stand

Special Topics in Calamity Physics Marisha Pessl Well, technically I don't have a night stand, but you get the idea.  This is my current read.  It's over 500 pages.  It is about a girl who moves a lot.  It was … Continue reading

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good morning from longmont, co

We gave the road a break (of sorts) and took the day off from driving.  We met up with the lovely Miss E for lunch yesterday at this amazing tea house and then took in Boulder. We tasted some great … Continue reading

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